FIELD RANGER SKILLS PROGRAMME

Skills Programme – 252468 4 Credits at NQF Level 2 A learner who has achieved this programme will be able to perform a variety of operational functions in assisting with the management and maintenance of conservation areas as required by the industry. These functions include control of soil erosion, igniting and fighting wildfires, erecting wildlife […]

Skills Programme – 252468
4 Credits at NQF Level 2

A learner who has achieved this programme will be able to perform a variety of operational functions in assisting with the management and maintenance of conservation areas as required by the industry. These functions include control of soil erosion, igniting and fighting wildfires, erecting wildlife fences and creating environmental awareness in the communities neighbouring the area.

A qualified learner will be able to:

  • ¬†Explain the concept and principles of nature conservation broadly.
  • Outline the history of nature conservation.
  • Demonstrate the relevance of nature conservation principles to society.
  • Explain the inter-relatedness within ecosystems.
  • Identify locally scarce plants and animals.

Entry requirements:

  • Literacy and numeracy skills on NQF level 1

Course Content

Lessons Status
1

Demonstrate knowledge of nature conservation in terms of its role and function in society

2

Control non- dangerous damage causing animals

3

Erect, monitor and maintain wildlife fences

4

Ignite, control and extinguish fires in a conservation area unit

5

Perform conservation guardianship

6

Orientate, navigate, use and create maps in conservation areas

7

Plan and manage personal finances

8

Demonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute towards healthy living

9

Glossary

10

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