Marine career courses now open

Grade 12 students Andre Terblanche and Karabo Mthimkhulu with ORI scientific assistant Sam Mselegu

USHAKA Sea World has opened applications for marine career courses for people who have a fascination with marine life and think this might be the ideal career for them.

These courses afford school learners from Grade 9 to 12, the opportunity to interact with a variety of people working in the marine  fields.

The four-day course covers the qualifications and personal attributes  required to work in the marine field as well as the kind of work  performed by the scientists, animal behaviourists, aquarium and marine mammal staff.

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Students will spend only half a day in the classroom and the rest of  their time will be spent in and around the park as well as in the  scientific offices.
The cost per person is R255.

Course 1: 29 March, 3, 4, 5 April 2018
Course 2: 25, 26, 27, 28 June 2018
Course 3: 9, 10, 11, 12 July 2018
Course 4: 1, 2, 3, 4 October 2018

Booking is essential as space is limited. Call Phiwe on 031 328 8128  during office hours or email her at [email protected] before the end of February to make enquiries regarding the booking process.


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