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Find your mission in life: join the world of adventure. Do what you love doing in the great outdoors and earn a living doing it.

Adventure Standards Africa is a service provider that offers career advice to guides, training, assessments and certifications towards recognised legal qualifications in adventure tourism in South Africa. We also advise and train adventure tour operators to become legally compliant, efficient and profitable.

It is illegal to work as an unqualified guide, and both you and your employer can be prosecuted.

Read the Frequently Asked Questions about guiding qualifications  here.

Go to current courses, dates and pricing here.

For a quick overview of what you need to qualify, go here.

Read about the Generic Adventure Site Guide qualification here.

Challenge by Choice

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Challenge yourself! Qualify so that you can empower others to take part  in the outdoor experience. It takes leadership, guts, skill and common sense. Find out how to get there… From here.

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Courses & Events

We have a full programme of training courses and assessments. These cover

  • Wilderness First Aid Level 3
  • Rafting Skills and Guiding
  • GASG workshops
  • Youth Adventure programme

For the 2021-to-end-of-year course outlines go here

For the courses dates&pricing go here

Contact us to enquire or or go to the Booking Form.

Contact

Use the Form below or contact us directly:  Best via WhatsApp or SMS

+27 84 245 2490

(You can also phone but we’re sometimes out of range)

director.asafrica@gmail.com

(But look in junk mail where replies may go)

PO Box 289, PARYS, 9585 Free State

(Otters Haunt on the Vaal River: MAP LOCATION)

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