In South Africa, there are hundreds if not thousands of nature reserves and game farms, each with its own purpose. These farms all need certain work to be done in order to maintain the natural habitat and to ensure that the ecological features are looked after. Tourists, all flock to these natural habitats to relax and take a break from the busy life of the city.
Being a field ranger allows the individual to enter the world of conservation. Skills and knowledge will be gained during his course that will allow the student to do the basics on a game farm or nature reserve.
The student will learn how to work on the property from fencing to fires. While being taught all the knowledge needed, the learner will also gain the needed skills and practical experience by working on a 5500-ha game farm for the duration of the skills course.