Spider & Scorpion ID Course

28th August 2022, 9am to 1pm, Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

This course has bee arranged for the Centurion Academy Nature Conservation Students

Date 28th August 2022

Time 9am to 1pm

Location Faerie Glen Nature Reserve, Pretoria.

Cost R380 per person.

Contact Jonathan Leeming for further information on Info@JonathanLeeming.com 

Spider and scorpion identification can be difficult to get to grips with, but it does not haver to be that way. 

This 4 hour course offers vital understanding for everyone who wishes to increase their spider and scorpion identification skills, which in turn will improve your first response for spider bites and scorpion stings. This course offers the most comprehensive identification guide available, by presenting an identification framework consisting on 4 key characteristics that can be applied to both spiders and scorpions. This framework of 4 characteristics greatly simplifies identification.

The course includes the following:

  • In field lectures. 
  • a copy of the Spider & Scorpion Identification Guide.
  • Writing equipment.
  • Certificate.(Participants who book before 17th August will receive a printed certificate on the day. All bookings after the 17th the certificate will be emailed to the participant).
  • Magnifying loupes will be available for use during he course. Participants may purchase their own loupe at R140 each. 

This course is ideal for:

  • Field Guides.
  • Conservation students.
  • General public. 

The contents of this course are aligned to the Unit Standards as required by FGASA for the Apprentice Field Guide Qualification. This course provides the foundations for the Spider and Scorpion First Aid Course and Essential First Responder Seminars.

Faerie Glen Nature Reserve, 28th August 2022, 9am to 1pm.

Jonathan Leeming

Jonathan Leeming is a best selling author, international speaker and award winning conservationist. He has written 9 books (Scorpions of southern Africa, Scorpions of Sabi Sands, Spider & Scorpion Risk Assessment, Venomous Animal General Awareness, Risk Assessment & First Aid, Antivenom Management, General Awareness, First Aid Guide To Spider Bites & Scorpion Stings). 

He consults for the Poison Information Helpline, various organisations and speaks at medical conferences on the subject of envenomation.  Jonathan brings a fresh and unique insight into the subject of venomous animals and their bites and stings.
Jonathan is a proud recipient of a 2020 Eco-Logic Environmental award for his One World Book and associated presentations, workshops, activities and free resources.

If you run an organisation or community group and would like an event, then email me on info@JonathanLeeming.com I offer generous discounts for community groups, and can arrange an event at your venue, or arrange a venue. Events are priced according to your budget and requirements. 

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