Game Rangers and Field Rangers are the principal guardians of the world’s premier natural and cultural protected environments.
Field Rangers are involved in complex and highly important tasks in the preservation of natural and cultural resources, which constitute core elements of the world’s natural and cultural heritages.
If you are looking for a career that will be an adventure, this course is an ideal platform for a successful career in the challenging private Game Reserve industry, or to find your way into a Provincial or National Park as a Wildlife Field Ranger, you can add a Para-Military Course and become an Anti- Poaching Ranger ...
The course content is both theoretical and practical.
The curriculum includes bush craft, tracking and spoor identification, wildlife knowledge and wildlife management.
Out of the 26 training providers in South Africa alone, the IAPF - Eco Ranger Academy is only one of two which provides this accreditation and career progression. This method has been successfully implemented time and time again by the IAPF Director of Training Operations JC Strauss. Of those 2 providers, the IAPF is the only one that intends to provide this training free of charge with the assistance of donor funding for selected organizations and groups in Africa.