Sport Instructor Course

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Professional Management Courses

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This photography orientated dual course focuses on business development and web development related to photography. The course is available any time of the year and will learn you the necessary skill-set to draw up and establish a business plan or web development plan for particular interest in photography. This professional management course is a class room orientated setting and you will get to meet other passionated photographers in a very inspiring photographic environment.

  • It will give you a broad insight in:
  • Develop and product/service
  • Build and develop a photographic website
  • Map and plan an marketing strategy
  • Service agreements, invoice contracts
  • Problem solving challenges
  • Sales skills

Each course can be taken up separately, other course related to photography, videography, video editing are also available. Please contact us for pricing, duration and availability.

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The value of clear communication in the professional workplace cannot be overstated – being able to state your case confidently and with ease is an invaluable tool that will further your career in a variety of ways. GAPAfrica offers this professional management course that will give you the confidence and the valuable tools. One of these courses are corporate training.

This corporate training course is tailor-made for professionals who want to learn how to communicate authentically in meetings, conferences and presentations. Get the tools you need to find your innate communication style, so you may embrace corporate challenges with confidence and showcase your abundant abilities.

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In the corporate world, seamless presentation skills are an asset that can excel your career trajectory immensely. Increase the power of your presentation skills and learn how to communicate with confidence by partaking in this innovative course. Any professional management course will help you in your career building. But this presentation skill course will boost your professional career.

The course is normally presented to large groups of corporate delegates, but can be tailored to suit individual requirements. Our highly-trained course instructors will guide you in delivering a memorable presentation by teaching you to develop a concise, structured, and memorable message, and focusing on presenting your content in a captivating and impactful way.

Theory is then put into practice throughout various presentation scenarios. The experiential portion of the course allows participants to test their new skills in an environment in which they can receive feedback, assess their progress, and make improvements based on real-time critique and video playback of their performances.

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Become an entrepreneur or learn how to become a entrepreneur that is what this course is about. You can take up this professional management course online while in Cape Town and even finish it while travelling. Online courses are the perfect option when traveling, learning and experiencing when abroad. GAPAfrica has found the best online course to offer in Cape Town. This course will define and achieve your strategic business objectives and will also give you insight on in the areas of leadership, finance, customer satisfaction and problem-solving.Gain a holistic understanding of business functions and develop a more integrated business management strategy to ensure your business’s success. Guided by an experienced entrepreneur, you’ll learn about customer research survey design, and quality assurance – based on leading theoretical concepts and real-world case studies. Being able to state your case confidently and with ease is an invaluable tool that will further your career in a variety of ways. This professional management course is tailor-made for professionals who want to learn how to communicate authentically in meetings, conferences and presentations. Get the tools you need to find your innate communication style, so you may embrace corporate challenges with confidence.

Are you interested in another online professional management course? Find out what other online courses we have to offer and contact us directly.

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Take your business and career to new heights with a professional management course designed specifically for business management professionals.The modern business world is defined by constant change and technological disruptions. Being able to formulate a dynamic and sustainable business management strategy, aligned to long-term corporate goals, is the difference between organizations that survive and those that thrive. In taking this management course, you’ll become that difference, learning to apply your innovative and tactical thinking to develop an impervious strategy.

In just 10 weeks, you’ll walk away with the knowledge and confidence to: Conduct market analyses using Porter’s five force model, use SWOT analysis theory to define microeconomic factors that will affect your business management techniques and success, understand external macro-environmental factors using STEEPLE analysis and define and maximise your sustainable competitive advantages using the SELECT framework.

Are you interested in another online professional management course? Find out what other online courses we have to offer and contact us directly.

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Our world is defined by technology. Without IT managers well-versed in the functionality, capabilities and effects of the technology they must implement, manage, and change, businesses will stagnate. You could be responsible for the growth, success and relevance of your organization by mastering your IT management skills on this IT course. Learn to lead strategic IT functions that align with your organizations objectives and focus on adding value to your business with IT systems and processes centered on the most up-to-date information technology trends with a short course.
With this IT online Technology professional management course, you’ll be recognized for your ability to:

  • Identify, implement and then maintain the best IT processes for your specific organization
  • Master the management of mobile and cloud computing and focus attention on the challenges surrounding remote access
  • Predict and manage potential cyber security issues that threaten the success of your organization using the most relevant tools from this
  • Information technology course

Are you interested in another online professional management course? Find out what other online courses we have to offer and contact us directly.

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Cape Town is a cosmopolitan melting pot of cultures and languages, which makes it the perfect place to upgrade your existing language skills or learn a brand new one! GAPAfrica works with an internationally recognized language school located in one of the most central and vibrant areas of Cape Town. They offer the following courses; English Language (Standard, Intensive and Private Courses)Business English, Internationally recognized CELTA Teacher Training, Aviation English, Cambridge courses: CAE, CPE, FCE. We could also help you to find a course in French, German or any other language you are interested in exploring on your Cape Town gap adventure program.

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Sport Instructor Courses

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Kiteboarding, also known as kitesurfing, has been a sought-after water sport ever since brothers Bruno and Dominique Legaignoux developed the first official surfing kites on the coast of France in the 70s. These days it’s a Cape Town gap year staple – the Mother City’s relatively windy climate is absolutely perfect for becoming a pro at this adrenaline-fueled sport.
Have you always been interested in a kite surfing sport instructor course? Do you like being outside and working with people? Becoming a kite instructor might be what you’re looking for! GAPAfrica works with IKO-qualified professionals that offer a full kite instructor course that will allow you how to become a IKO-recognised kiteboarding instructor.

We also offer a leisure kiteboarding package for those who simply want to try their hand at the sport.

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Golfing greats like Gary Player, Ernie Els, Retief Goosen and Charl Schwartzel placed South Africa on the international golfing map, and our wonderful golf courses keep it there! There’s nothing quite like teeing off on a green in the middle of a Big Five game park or overlooking the Indian ocean…

Have you always been interested in becoming a golf instructor? Do you like being outside and working with people? This professional sport instructor course might be what you’re looking for! GAPAfrica works with PGA-qualified professionals that offer a Golf Diploma Package that will allow you to become a PGA-recognised instructor.

We also offer a leisure golf package for those who only want to try their hand at the sport or improve their par on their Cape Town gap year adventure.

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Always wanted to become a Scuba Diver? Perhaps turn your passion into a career? GAPAfrica offers all levels of PADI recognized scuba diver courses from the PADI Open Water course to PADI Instructor levels. Being a Divemaster or Instructor means you can work anywhere in the world and it will be a life changing experience.

Cape Town offers some of the best diving spots in the world ranging from scuba diving with Seven Gill Cow sharks, Cape Fur Seals as well as exploring some spectacular Kelp Forests on both the Atlantic Seaboard and the False Bay coastline. At Cape Agulhas where the two oceans meet, the Indian and Atlantic come together as one providing some unique marine wild life that every diver needs to experience.

These courses teach you all the fundamentals about scuba diving; safety and equipment as well as the marine wild life surrounding Cape Town. If you are new to scuba diving the first level of diver training is the PADI Open Water Diver course which takes 3 – 4 days. For those divers who want to take the first step into the Professional world of diving, the PADI Divemaster course takes up to 4 months to complete, but decide for yourself how far you want your underwater adventures to take you!

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With desire and commitment it may be easier than you think to become a pilot! The Private Pilot License enables you to rent (hire and fly) an airplane and carry non-paying passengers for your own pleasure flying, locally or across borders.

If you wish to make a career of flying, achieving a Private Pilot License qualification is the first milestone along the road of training and development, towards obtaining a Commercial Pilot License and becoming a Professional Pilot.

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This sport instructor course is designed for those who have a minimal knowledge of sailing. Students begin their practical training at the Competent Crew level, where they learn basic seamanship such as rope-work, sail handling, keeping a good lookout and assisting with all the day-to-day handling of a yacht.

After a week on the water (5 days and 4 nights) students move to the classroom where they spend another week (5 days) learning the basic theory involved in boating (power and sail), with an emphasis on safety, rules of the road and fundamental navigational methods. Theory is then put into practice as student’s head back to the boat for the Day Skipper Practical course and another 5 days of sailing. This is followed by the STCW (Standards of Training for Crew and Watch), where students learn basic first aid, fire fighting and life-raft training. In the final week students will participate in an exciting 2-day Power Boat course on one of our 400hp Ballistic Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs).

This Power Boat Level 1 & 2 course is now a prerequisite for most crew if they want to handle the yachts tender. Students will then spend a day in the classroom earning their RYA VHF radio license. The last 4 days are on the Deck Hand course where maintenance, knowledge and application, wash-downs, teak maintenance, deckhand duties (navigational watch and guests on board), line handling and anchoring duties, etc are covered.

Students learn how to assess damage and begin the repair process, starting with damage control and protection of surrounding areas, application of anti-corrosive primers and fillers, all the way to applying the Polyurethane Topcoat. Another part of the maintenance section of the course focuses on woodwork and varnishing skills. Protection of surrounding areas, correct taping up, knowledge of sandpaper, sanding with the grain, staying inside taped up areas, correct mixing and applying of the varnish. As an added benefit students also get help with tips on the interview process and creating a CV fit for this specific industry.

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If you’ve always wanted to enter the underwater world quietly, on your own terms, staying as long your breath allows, then free diving is for you. Taking the PADI Freediver program in Cape Town is your step towards discovering the underwater world in a whole new way.

Beginning with the PADI Freediver certification with GAPAfrica in Cape Town, you will gain the training and discipline needed to stay safe during breath hold dives. Afterwards, you can continue your education and progress to new depths with the PADI Advanced Free diver, Master Free diver and Instructor level courses.

This sport instructor course will give you life a whole new detention, challenge yourself up to instructor level.

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Professional Creative Courses

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Whether you’re looking to head-start a new and exciting career in the field of digital design, or simply looking to update your software skills, GAPAfrica offers a variety of specialized part-time digital design courses, tailor-made with the world traveler keeping in mind.

Professional creative course(s) like the latest Adobe Desktop Publishing Suite to cutting-edge HTML5/CSS3 & Responsive Design, our Certified Adobe & Apple Training Center offers state-of-the-art technologies alongside expert instruction and comprehensive course notes – packaged to deliver a competitive punch.

The duration on an average professional creative course are between 3 to 6 weeks. Courses can also be tailor packaged or provide as a packaged corporate training session if that is what you are looking for. Group packaging is also optional for the variety of professional creative course(s) on offer.

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Dreaming of becoming an actor is what most people do. Only few people have got the nerve of actually giving it a try. GAPAfrica offers the best film acting professional creative course available on an international level. Starting at level one up to level 4. Coached by awarded professionals with a lot of experience.
This professional creative course culminates in the performance of a scene for filming and a monologue for live performance.
Students who complete the course are encouraged to move on to Level 2, where they will acquire further skills and prepare for work in front of the camera. Many of our part time course students have gone on to enroll in our dynamic and popular 2 Year Acting for Film Program.

Course will cover:

  • Improvisation as a vehicle for harnessing the power of the imagination
  • Being spontaneous and collaborating with fellow actors
  • Using the body as an instrument, including vocal and relaxation techniques
  • An introduction to script analysis.
• Memorizing of lines and blocking
  • The basics of acting, including finding motivation and uncovering subtext.

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Master the art of yoga. It is a great professional creative course to start with in any particular time in your life. Improve both your physical and mental well-being through the regular practice of yoga.

Do want to learn how to meditate and become an actual Yoga teacher yourself. It will give you and others around peace for a lifetime. GAPAfrica has partnered with the best yoga school of Cape Town offering all the different yoga types; Bikram, Yo Bikram, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa flow yoga.

Massages and daily courses are also available.

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On your gap year abroad you should march to the rhythm of your own drum – even if that means learning how to play it! Cape Town and South Africa has a rich musical history that dates back to the mystical Khoisan tribes who once grazed their herds in the shadows of Table Mountain. Tap into this inimitable historical tapestry and make your mark by learning how to play a musical instrument while you’re here.

GAPAfrica offers a variety of professional creative course(s) in music, including:

  • Acoustic Guitar Lessons Cape Town
  • Electric Guitar Lessons Cape Town
  • Bass Guitar Lessons Cape Town
  • Drum Lessons Cape Town
  • Piano Lessons Cape Town
  • Singing/Vocal Lessons Cape Town
  • Sound Engineering Courses Cape Town

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GAPAfrica has selected the best partner for photography in Cape Town. They are located in the center of Cape Town. They offer both full-time and part-time photographic professional creative course(s). They have fifteen years of experience teaching part-time courses and in 2011 expanded their program includes a full-time course.

They have a history of being a specialized photography school where lecturers are passionate and committed to their students.The focus is to provide quality teaching and learning experiences for all our students. We aim to develop creative, thinking photographers.

The part-time courses include a wide variety of introductory and advanced photographic classes. Like the full-time course, classes are small for personalized training and emphasis is placed on individual participation and group interaction. Most of the part-time courses are between three and ten weeks long and are offered as either morning or evening sessions. We also offer short intensive courses, one-on-one personalized sessions and weekend workshops.

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Lots of different professional creative course(s), like Oil/Acrylic Painting, Drawing for Adults, Art for teenagers and much more.

There is also the possibility to join a workshop and focus on other skills, like how to paint buildings and perspectives etc.

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Dreaming of writing a novel or a short story? Looking to add more flair to your blog writing, copy writing or creative prose? Creative writing is a skill that takes practice and careful development, and many authors struggle to get published owing to their lack of technical story development understanding.

This online short course will allow you to grow your creative writing competency supported by a community of fellow aspiring creative writers and guided by accomplished author.

Are you interested in other writing or online professional creative course(s)? Find out what other online courses we have to offer and contact us directly.

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Professional Culinary Courses

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Ever since Jan van Riebeek first wrote in his diary, “Today, praise be to God, wine was made for the first time from Cape grapes,” on February 2nd 1659, the art of wine making has played a pivotal role in South African history. Situated in the heart of South Africa’s verdant winelands, Cape Town is home to one of the finest wine academies in South Africa.

Together with GAPAfrica, this institution offers various wine courses, from a beginner’s introduction to a fully-fledged programme to become an internationally recognised sommelier. If you would like to work in the wine industry or hospitality in general, a wine course would most certainly add an extra dimension to your resume. There are also day courses available for wine enthusiasts with limited time.

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Coffee culture is alive in kicking in Cape Town. Aside from the exceptional variety coffee shops that dot the CBD and surrounds, there’s also a vibrant community of coffee roasters and baristas that ply their trade throughout the city. Plug into this exciting industry by doing a barista course!

GAPAfrica works with one of the best-known barista teaching facilities in Cape Town, that has their own brand, coffee shop and state-of-the-art training space. This professional culinary course is suitable for gap year adventurers who simply want to learn how to make a great cup of coffee AND those individuals who want to build out their skill set to further their career in the food & beverage industry.

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Being a bartender is more than just shaking up some cocktails and served it with a classy style. It is an internationally recognized profession. It is about showing a high level of hospitality and ability. GAPAfrica works with an international established partner for the best bartender course on the planet.

They have a leading bartending schools in South Africa and the UK. They are dedicated to providing bartending; cocktail and flair related training courses of superior quality. This is made possible by the team of expert trainers, with over 50 year’s of industry experience that managed the school.

The training academies offer a definitive range of accredited hospitality courses from cocktail master classes to professional and advanced bartender courses and flair courses, offering a turnkey training solution for hospitality businesses and individuals. Contact us now to find out more about this professional culinary course.

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What better place to take this professional culinary course in Cape Town where it all started back in the day. GAPAfrica works with a Cooking School whom specialists in training galley chefs seeking an easy access point to start a life traveling the world on Superyachts or smaller vessels. Good galley cooks are in great demand in merchant ships and charter yachts, and they will expose you to some of the world’s more exciting and interesting cuisines, providing potential crew with a chance to expand their horizons and by becoming a genuine galley cook.

You’ll learn to plan and prepare meals from different cultures in a confined space, using minimal utensils and few key ingredients. It’s the ultimate learning experience which provides a unique travel passport for younger people. The course is a competency certificate course.

The Superyacht Culinary Training Course is a 5-day training course which provides you with practical knowledge and know-how to start their culinary journey at sea, incorporating delicious and interesting recipes to build confidence in any galley. Their training prepares you for most culinary eventualities at sea with emphasis on the modern Superyacht Industry and its typical demands in the varying roles. The course is structured into specific modules to provide yacht chefs with practical knowledge and experience, ranging from basic preparation skills to how to prepare and present a 3-course meal for guests on a sailing vessel.

*Also provided: Our highly regarded support structure including: Training Manual; Sample Menus, Recipes, Budgeting plus much more.

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Experience the extraordinary cuisine of the Cape Malay community in the colorful Bo-Kaap and learn how to cook traditional dishes like roti and samosas.

After cooking, you can enjoy all the delicious food that you have created and after dinner, you’ll have the opportunity to walk around in the Bo-Kaap and buy some local spices.

Workshop from 2-3 hours. Cost: R350

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This professional culinary course learns you how to make the most beautiful cupcakes, macarones, truffles, cookies and much more. Both daytime and evening courses available.

You’ll be under the expert guidance of passionate Master Chocolatiers.

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Professional Unique Adventure Courses

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The Game Ranger Experience gives you an ideal introduction to the wildlife and habitats of South Africa. It is set in a magnificent game reserve in the Greater Kruger area, with superb wildlife viewing opportunities.

During an intensive game ranger course, you’ll explore topics such as ecology, animal identification, wildlife behavior, tracking and botany alongside ranger skills such as bushcraft, safety in the bush and an element of astronomy.

Things you’ll learn on our Game Ranger courses:

  • Bushveld ecology
  • Mammal biology and identification
  • Animal behavior
  • Bird identification
  • Tracking and spoor identification of game
  • Dangerous game and their behavior
  • Snake and insect identification
  • Bushcraft & safety in the field
  • Astronomy & geology

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GAPAfrica offers this professional unique adventure course in one of the most pristine nature reserves in the Karoo, South Africa. It’s not known to many that over a century ago, you would have found huge herds of antelope (in particular the famous trekbokke which were herds of migrating springbok in the hundreds of thousands), elephant, buffalo and rhinoceros traversing the great Karoo, followed by major predators and scavengers such as lion, cheetah, Cape leopard and brown hyena.

The anti poaching course teaches what it takes to work in the world of Anti-poaching in Africa. You will learn the basics in the art of man and animal tracking, the fundamentals of firearm handling, handgun and rifle shooting, hand to hand combat as well as bush survival.

This course is for everybody and for every level. A course can be adjusted to your liking. A 10 day option can be arranged for groups who wish to put their learning to the test and spend 2 nights and 2 days at the end of the course living and surviving on their own in the african bush. * Firearms can be rented and ammunition can be provided if necessary.

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Cape Town has been a historical sailing center since Bartholomeas Dias in 1486 sailed passed the Cape of good Hope. It is still well known in the yachting world as a critical turning point. It’s where the two Atlantic and Indian ocean come together that creates the perfect conditions to become a qualified RYA yachtmaster.

This course learns you in 17 weeks to become a fully RYA qualified yacht master. Part of the course includes an ocean crossing to either Mauritius or Saint Helena. Other elements which are handled in the course are; STCW basic training certificates and a 2 day exam on the RYA requirements.

Someone who holds a Yachtmaster Ocean has the experience and competency to skipper a yacht on passages of any length in all parts of the world. So, once you have taken up this professional unique adventure course you are full geared up to work any where in the world.

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The marine life in the waters off South Africa’s shores is world-renowned for its complexity and diversity. If you’ve always been fascinated with marine wildlife and would like to assist in conserving and researching during your gap year in South Africa, you’ve come to the right place!

GAPAfrica shares your passion and need to look after marine wildlife, whether it be sharks, whales, penguins, various seabirds, dolphins or seals. This professional unique adventure course teaches you to look after threated marine wildlife species in the South African context.

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What better place to take this professional unique adventure course in Cape Town where it all started back in the day. GAPAfrica works with a Cooking School whom specialises in training galley chefs seeking an easy access point to start a life travelling the world on Superyachts or smaller vessels. Good galley cooks are in great demand in merchant ships and charter yachts, and they will expose you to some of the world’s more exciting and interesting cuisines, providing potential crew with a chance to expand their horizons and by becoming a genuine galley cook.

You’ll learn to plan and prepare meals from different cultures in a confined space, using minimal utensils and few key ingredients. It’s the ultimate learning experience which provides a unique travel passport for younger people. The course is a competency certificate course. The Superyacht Culinary Training Course is a 5-day training course which provides you with practical knowledge and know-how to start their culinary journey at sea, incorporating delicious and interesting recipes to build confidence in any galley.

Their training prepares you for most culinary eventualities at sea with emphasis on the modern Superyacht Industry and its typical demands in the varying roles. The course is structured into specific modules to provide yacht chefs with practical knowledge and experience, ranging from basic preparation skills to how to prepare and present a 3-course meal for guests on a sailing vessel.Also provided: Our highly regarded support structure including: Training Manual; Sample Menus, Recipes, Budgeting plus much more.

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This course is on special request only and certain background checks will have to be conducted beforehand. We offer a highly unique professional course; Long Range Shooting Course Level 1, which is conducted by a former special forces operator and military sniper who specializes in small team tactics. He rose through the ranks to become the OC of the premier urban commando.

Over the past two decades, he has conducted various urban and rural operations in conflict zones throughout Africa, including Libya, Central African Republic and the DRC, where he participated in the 6th longest confirmed sniper shot in the world. He is a specialist in his approach to irregular and unconventional special operations. He evolved his knowledge, skill and tactics through the many assignments, which led him to work with some of the worlds most elite military and police units. He was instrumental in the development of the spec force sniper curriculum, handbook, exercises and evaluations.

Learn the art of long distance shooting – this course will have you shooting accurately up to 600 meters. Learn about the adjustments necessary due to special shooting conditions ie wind, altitude, shooting upwards, downwards and over water. Learn about maintenance of the correct equipment necessary. Learn about Field craft and stalking. Learn about the maintenance of a sniper data book. This course is conducted on a pristine private reserve situated in the Karoo. The Karoo is one of the most beautiful areas in Africa, well known for its plains, rivers, open spaces, sunsets and sunrises.
This course is for everybody and for every level. A course can be adjusted to your liking as a marksman, guide or security. On completing Level 1 a level 2 course can be arranged to further your skills. Here you will learn to shoot over 1 kilometer in distance.

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Combat, survival, training, wilderness and Africa. These elements combined will give you not only a unique life experience, but also a very valuable one. The harsh Karoo climate will teach you how to become the new Bear Grills.

This professional unique adventure course will teach you the latest combat techniques to defend against hand to hand, hand to knife, hand to gun and hand to stick attacks, the fundamentals of how a firearm works and how to safely handle and shoot a hand gun or semi-automatic rifle in a combat situation.

All instructors who take this course are fully qualified instructors whom have had in excess of 15 years experience in various martial arts, krav maga and CQC as well as operational experience in anti-poaching in various parts of Africa.

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