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We combine academic learning, outdoor adventure and personal development in one transformative year.

Obtain a Higher Certificate in Conservation Ecology.

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“The AEL is an exceptionally well-managed education oasis where you will find caring, passionate people who work together enthusiastically.”

— Brewis Fourie (parent of an AEL student), Kroonstad

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Obtain a Higher Certificate in Conservation Ecology (NQF5)

Our students gain knowledge of specific elements of biology, ecology, soil science, geography, chemistry, physics, social sciences and environmental legislation.

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Explore your interests and develop a plan for your future.

We use a structured process and safe environment to maximise our students’ personal development during the transition from school to life as a young adult.

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Enjoy adventures in nature during our extracurricular activities.

Experience studying on our idyllic campus, and the fun of our practical outdoor activities. Enjoy the adventure of travelling to exciting places with new friends.

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We are recognised and endorsed by the relevant professional bodies.

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We equip young adults with the necessary skills and acumen to excel in the next chapters of their lives.

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