NJ MORE FIELD GUIDE COLLEGE

 

We train top Safari Guides who, believe in conservation and love sharing their passion for the African bush with others. We form part of the prestigious MORE brand and therefore adhere to the highest standards in the industry.

If you wish to turn your passion for wildlife into a career or want to experience an adventurous gap year, then this is for you. Live your African dream!

HOW TO GET THERE
GPS Co-ordinates

  • 24°16’18.5″S
  • 27°37’17.9″E

Closest main airport

  • OR Tambo International Airport Johannesburg

Closest major city

  • 3,5 hours from greater Gauteng (Johannesburg/Pretoria)

COURSES OFFERED

CAREER COURSE

Course Overview

  • Age 20+
  • RSA citizens, interested in a career with MORE
  • Subsidised selection course
  • 1 Year
  • Potential employment
  • FGASA 1
  • Advanced Rifle Handling
  • FGASA Backup Trails
  • Advanced birding
  • Cyber tracking
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Hospitality

Course Dates

  • 2 intakes per year – start mid-January and mid-July

    Course Costs

    CAREER: R 90 000 

PROFESSIONAL COURSE

Course Overview

  • Age 18+
  • All nationalities
  • 5-6 months
  • FGASA 1
  • Advanced Rifle Handling
  • FGASA Backup Trails
  • Advanced Birding
  • Cyber tracking
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Hospitality

Course Dates

2 intakes per year – start mid January and mid July

Course Costs

R 199 000 (discount for RSA citizens available)

GENERAL

Venues
Training takes place at the following venues:

  • Marataba private section of the Marakele National Park
Student Accommodation
Spacious tents on stilts (2 pax), en-suite-bathroom, fully furnished, big study deck, electricity, hot water, fantastic mountain view. Camp offers free wi-fi, library, swimming pool & leisure facilities
What Students should bring
A comprehensive pack-list is available on the website (downloads)

https://www.njmorefieldguidecollege.co.za/downloads

Important Information students should be aware of
  • Requirements:

Driver’s License / Fluent in English / Physically fit / Strong learner

  • Placements: earned by merits
  • International students: In order to pursue a guiding-career after the course you will need a Professional Driver’s license (PrDP) and a valid visa (other than tourist visa).
  • The area is malaria-free
  • “Big five” & huge diversity of plants, birds and mammals
  • Town with all infrastructure only 40 Minutes away
  • Laundry/Housekeeping service available
  • Direct family members of students receive 25% discount for bookings at a MORE property
  • We cater for dietary requirements, within the limits of a remote bush-camp
  • We form part of MORE more.co.za

ADDRESS & CONTACT DETAILS

Telephone: +27 11-880 9992

Email: : enquiries@njmorefieldguidecollege.co.za

Website:  www.njmorefieldguidecollege.co.za