Who Can Apply?
Anyone who wants to become a Trails Guide and those looking to spend some quality time on foot in the bush.
Observers working towards their Trails Guide qualification are required to log 50 hours with 10 encounters signed off by an authorised FGASA Trails Guide.
At this point the applicant then contacts a recognised FGASA Trails Guide Mentor and undergoes a one-on-one 10 hour assessment. If signed off, the Applicant can enter the Apprentice Trails Guide programme.
Additional Observer Training Information
- Mentored by a lead FGASA trails guide
- 50 logged hours required to complete Observer Trails
- 10 dangerous game encounters
- 10 hour one on one assessment with FGASA mentor
- For more information, see the FGASA website.