Barring the normal Professional Hunters courses that are presented to the general public the Sutherland Hunting Academy is also contracted by universities, colleges. parastatals and government to carry out hunting related training. The Academy has trained students, nature conservators, game farmers and even the San bushmen of the Northern Cape to act as hunting guides. The Academy has recently submitted a proposal to the Limpopo provincial government to train PDI’s in a 5 year hunting guide, skills development, professional hunter training and learnership process that is anticipated to begin shortly.
The Sutherland Hunting Academy aims to present the first nationally accredited Dangerous Game Professional hunting course during August of this year. Students passing the course, during which elephant and buffalo will be hunted, will receive accreditation to hunt dangerous game with clients. Further_i1rmation in this regard will be made available shortly.