Post Date: 28 Nov 2019
I would like to thank all the Trainers who have presented courses during the past year. Their dedication and commitment is highly appreciated. Below is a summary of training received from Branches.
Training forms a very important part of the Association, equipping our members to respect our Wildlife Resources and the value of life. Training is alive and well in the Association and I would like to encourage members to attend these courses and build camaraderie with their fellow hunters.
My apologies for any not reflected in the summary.
Senior Hunting Courses:
Midlands Branch – CHASA Proficiency Grading Course
Midlands Branch – Junior Hunters Course
Drakensberg Branch – One on one training
Upper Tugela Branch – CHASA Proficiency Grading Course
I would like to thank Dawie Boyce for all of his time spent on part-time courses. A total of 10 members were trained.
Midlands Branch hosted a very successful Senior hunters course, 10 members attended the course, of which 3 youngsters (16 years of age).
A huge thank you to Carmen for co-ordinating this course and thank you to the Trainers – Sakkie van Vuuren, Mithesh Maharaj and Johan Minnie.
Upper Tugela Branch:
A total of 2 members were trained.
A total of 6 members qualified as CHASA Range Officers. Special thanks to Owen Geekie for his hospitality and allowing them to use his range. Special thanks to Jason Israel for conducting the Assessment and Colin and Benjamin Perumal for their assistance.
Alfred County Branch:
A total of 16 youngsters attended a Junior Hunters Course at Mooidraai during
Training Summary as at 29 October 2019:
Members with Dedicated status 951
Members with Proficiency status 1110
Members with Professional Status 30
Members with Dedicated Sport Shoot status 123
Members with Handgun Sport Shoot status 24