Alut Training

.... Towards Sustainable Land-Use

email: courses@alut.co.za / call : +27 71 866 1331

Face-to-Face courses

The courses below are, from time to time, advertised and presented at selected venues. For course notifications please complete and submit the form at the end of this page. These courses can also be presented to groups on invitation. Please contact us for more information in this regard.

VELD MANAGEMENT

This 5-day accredited course aims to train the learner on the important principles and practices
needed to ensure good and sustainable veld management. Modules include an introduction to veld
management, the natural resources used during veld management, important ecological processes, and principles and all the practices involved during veld management. All people directly or
indirectly involved in veld and land management will benefit from this course.
Learners who complete this course will receive credit-bearing certificates under the jurisdiction of
AgriSETA. This course is an NQF level 4 course and the minimum required qualification to enroll in
grade 11. The course is based on the SAQA unit standard titled “Implement a natural resource
management plan”.

GRASS IDENTIFICATION

This 3-day course is aimed at people who want to learn how to identify grasses or expand on their
current grass species knowledge. During this course, you will learn how to identify new grasses and
the ecological importance of each grass. The course includes mainly practical training. Enough
repetition is included to assist in consolidating your new knowledge. During practical training
sweetveld and sourveld areas are visited. You are allowed to take grass samples for later reference.
The book Guide to grasses of Southern Africa (van Oudtshoorn) is used as a handbook. Certificates of attendance are awarded after completion.


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