Wildlife Animal Health Academy

National Diploma Courses

(NQF 5) National Diploma in Animal production with a specialisation in Game & Wildlife Management.


This qualification focuses on the management of operational Game & Wildlife Management

Course Overview

The National Diploma in Animal Production with a specialisation in Game & Wildlife Management is a two-year academic online programme supported by practical hands-on modules, developed for the sub-Saharan Africa Wildlife Industry.
The qualification focuses on the Management of Operational Game and Wildlife Management within the framework of the sciences of animal biology, nature conservation, regenerative production, agricultural economics and strategic and business management, supported by fundamental knowledge of the application of basic computer skills, communication, applied mathematics, agricultural engineering technology and chemistry & physics.
On completion, students will be well positioned to extend learning and practice into other sub-fields such as animal production, crop production, mixed farming and farm management.


The following minimum admission requirements will be required to enter for the National Diploma:
National Senior Certificate (Grade 12), or National Certificate (Vocational) that allows entrance to Diploma or Higher Certificate studies
• Minimum Application Point of 20
• English tuition language with a minimum achievement level of 3 (40%)
• Mathematical Literacy with a minimum achievement level of 4 (50%), or
• Mathematics with a minimum achievement level 2 (30%)


24 Months


The National Diploma in Animal Production with a specialisation in Game and Wildlife Management is presented as an exciting e-learning programme. This is done through self-study, reading and the online submission of assignments.
Theoretical studies are completed through our online Agri-learn platform and the student is provided with a practical logbook to achieve practical competencies and experiences in the student’s workplace. Where needed, students will be assisted towards practical competence through our work placement programme.

  • Junior ranch manager
  • Game & wildlife advisor
  • Game & Wildlife rancher
  • Enrol for further degree studies


The Cost Includes:

  • Access to the GWASA online campus
  • Administration support
  • Academic support
  • Qualification registration and certification
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NQF 5 ND in Wildlife Management