African Wildlife conservation courses

So what can you expect as a participant at SA WorldVets? With our signature course we  offer small class sizes that better ensure an adequate hands-on experience at an individual level. Our programs offer introductory training in wildlife conservation and medicine. Because we are situated in the heart of the South African bush, we are qualified and able to work on a vast amount of species including leopards, lions, eland, elephants and everything in-between!

Course content and activities include many of the following but vary and depend greatly on emergency outcalls as well as scheduled operations:

Lion and Leopard Tacking and Monitoring

Wildlife Translocation

Anesthetic reversals

Wound treatment

General Herd Health Assessment

Rifle darting training from helicopters

Transportation to various operations by helicopter

Livingstone trials excursion to Kapama endangered species centre

Maholoholo game rehabilitation centre visit 

Kruger National park excursions

Thankerton Game Reserve tour, inspection, parasite egg count and assessment

Rhino Microchipping

General Anesthesia 

Capture Techniques

Necropsy Methods 

During your stay with SA Worldvets you will receive Lectures on the following topics:


Chemical Immobilization

Capture Techniques

Rifle darting


General conservation in South Africa

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