Corporate Snake Courses – South Africa
The African Snakebite Institute is the leading training provider of snake awareness, first aid for snakebite and Venomous snake handling in Africa.
We offer training to corporate clients across various industries, including mining, solar and wind farms, government departments, construction companies, game lodges, anti-poaching units and hospitals across the continent.
Our courses are presented by Johan Marais, Luke Kemp or Willem Van Zyl.
Johan Marais is one of Africa’s leading herpetologists with over 40 years of experience. Johan is a prominent author of snake books in Africa and has written the best sellers A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa, Snakes and Snakebite in Southern Africa and First Aid for Snakebite. He is also the snake expert for the Tygerberg Poison Centre and the Red Cross Poison centre, as well as an advisor on snakes and snakebite to various hospitals and clinics throughout Africa.
Luke Kemp graduated from Rhodes University with a BSc and Honours Degree and has been working for the African Snakebite Institute for the past five years. Luke is a passionate herpetologist, avid photographer, and has been presenting courses with Johan Marais not just in South Africa, but elsewhere in Africa also. He currently runs the reptile Virtual Museum with ADU, Cape Town University and is co-authoring a book on the reptiles and amphibians of southern Africa with Johan Marais.
Willem Van Zyl is an experienced snake handler, wildlife photographer and wilderness first responder who has been working with the African Snakebite Institute for the last five years. He has done many public and corporate snake awareness and venomous snake handling courses. Willem is a software developer and manages the ASI website, social media and created our hugely popular free App ASI Snakes.
Our courses are FGASA (Field Guides Association of Africa) endorsed and are accredited by ISZS (the International Society of Zoological Sciences) and recognised by the AFGA (African Field Guides Association) and the NFTGA (National Federation of Tourist Guides & Affiliates).
We are also registered with the HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa), SAIOSH (South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) and PCIPC (Pest Control Industry Professional Council).
Click here to view our Corporate Training catalogue, which includes full course details and course costs.
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