De Kock - Instructor - Hoedspruit, LP, South Africa

Nelie De Kock

Hoedspruit, LP, South Africa

Services

Instructor

Summary:

I have been involved with conducting training since 2008. For the last 4 years i have been heavily involved with the training and placing of Field Rangers within various national, provincial and privately owned nature reserves. This included all the planning and execution of the various training programmes.

Work History

Instructor and Course Leader

Southern African Wildlife College and African Field Training Services

From July 2013

Northwest Parks
Posts Held: Instructor and Course Leader
Courses: • Environmental Management Inspectorate (EMI) Training

Instructor and Course Leader

Southern African Wildlife College & African Field Ranger Training Services

April 2011 - June 2013

Courses: • Rural Development: Land Reform Project (NQF 2) • Field Ranger Unarmed Law Enforcement Skills Programme • Field Ranger Unarmed Protected Areas Skills Programme • Field Ranger Unarmed Skills Programme • Field Ranger Armed Skills Programme

Instructor and Course Leader

African Field Ranger Training Services

February 2009 - February 2012

Courses: • Field Ranger Armed Skills Programme • Field Ranger Unarmed Skills Programme • Combat Soil Erosion (NQF 2) • Construction and Maintenance of Roads in Protected Areas • Ensuring Ecosystem Integrity and Legislative Guidelines • Perform Conservation Guardianship

Instructor and Course Leader

Southern African Wildlife College and African Field Training Services

January 2009 - February 2009

Posts Held: Instructor and Course Leader
Course: • General Assistant Skills Programme

Freelancer

Kgalagadi Trasfronteer Conservation Area, Xuas' Lodge

December 2008 - January 2009

Acted as a free-lance field guide taking visitors on guided drives and walking trails. Hosted visitors to the lodge and also accompanied tourists to the local bushmen communities interpreting culture and heritage of the san-people. Lead photographic safaris into the mata-mata area.

Bushwise Field Guide Training

January 2008 - December 2008

Post Held: Trainer
Courses: • FGASA Level 1 and Trails Guide Qualifications

Freelancer

Honeyguide Lodge

(on demand)

Course and Field Coordinator

Southern African Wildlife College

January 2006 - December 2008

Duties and Responsibilities: • Planning, coordinating, control and implementation of training, excursions and field activities in Nature Conservation and Guiding • General administration • Committee liaison

Field Ranger

Vaalbos National Park, Barkely West

March 2005 - December 2005

Post Held: Field Ranger
Duties and Responsibilities: • Law enforcement, Game capture, Game counts, monitoring rhino, assisting with annual monitoring programmes and other reserve tasks • Breaking in horses • Area integrity patrols • Basic infrastructure and vehicle maintenance

Field Ranger

Bontebok National Park, Swellendum

January 2005 - March 2005

Post Held: Field Ranger
Duties and Responsibilities: • Law enforcement • General Reserve management tasks such as burning, game counts, guest management, reserve research and game capture

Field Guide and Field Ranger

General Lodge

August 2001 - October 2002

Duties and Responsibilities: • Game drives and walking trails • Anti-poaching patrols • Educational programme Facilitator • Guest management and hosting • General Lodge administration and stock control

Qualifications & Certifications

Nature Conservation

Tshwane University of Technology

English

Middleburg High School

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