Invasive Species training in Cape Town and Johannesburg

Last NEMBA training for 2017

Invasive Species Training in Cape Town and Johannesburg

Due to popular demand, the four-module invasive species NEMBA (National Environmental Management: Biodiversity Act) training will be presented again in November – both in Cape Town and Johannesburg – for people who missed this training earlier in the year.

Interested in flora and fauna? How much do you know about NEMBA invasive species compliance for landowners and organs of state?

Invasive species and herbicide training will expand your career prospects.

Become a South African Green Industries Council (SAGIC) invasive species consultant, head up an invasive species removal team or embark on a journey to learn how to do control plans for municipalities, large landowners and residential estates.

The last two sessions of SAGIC Invasive Species legislation and herbicide operator’s course in 2017, for those who missed the winter training sessions, will be presented in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Invasive Species & Herbicide Training will be held on the following dates at the respective venues:

Cape Town on 13, 14, 15 and 16 November 2017

Venue.  The Bistro, Klein Joostenberg, R304, Muldersvlei, Stellenbosch
GPS.  33 82’ 66 21 S / 18 79” 55 15 W

Johannesburg on 28, 29, 30 November and 1 December 2017

Venue.  87 Linksfield Road, Dowerglen, Edenvale, 1609, Johannesburg
GPS.  -26.149736, 28.137139

​SAGIC offers four modules:

  • Module 1: Identification & Legislation (Day 1)
    Learn to identify invasive species, categories and understand the legislation.
  • Module 2: Directives & Control Plans (Day 2)
    How to manage declarations, permits, pre-directives, directives and control plans.
  • Module 3: Theory: Herbicides & Control Methods (Day 3)
    Introduction to herbicides and how to use them.
  • Module 4: Practical: Spraying Herbicides (Day 4)
    A practical learning experience in the field with industry experts.

**Complete Module 3 and Module 4 and receive an official (DAFF) Herbicide Operator’s Certificate.
**If you attended training in 2016, you have already completed Module 1 and 3 (above).

SAGIC invasive species and herbicide training is an entirely self-funding project.

Booking is essential, and inquiries can be made by writing to Khuli at  or Kay at or by calling 011-723 9000.

No-one will be admitted to the training without payment or prior arrangement.

Cost per module

R912 (including VAT)


09h00 – 16h00 (Module 1, 2 and 3)
09h00 – 14h00 (Module 4)


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