Careers in Conservation

EPISODE TWO: Malapane Precious

K-9 Dog Trainer and Handler

Southern African Wildlife College

Careers in Conservation

EPISODE TWO: Malapane Precious

K-9 Dog Trainer and Handler

Southern African Wildlife College

Careers in Conservation: Video Series Presented by the Global Conservation Corps

CAREERS IN CONSERVATION

Malapane Precious – K-9 Dog Trainer and Handler

Careers in Conservation Episode One: Malapane Precious

Precious u kurisiwile hi mana wa yena ni va malume wa yena aWelverdiend, ematiko xikaya ya Acornhoek, eXifundzeni-nkulu xa Mpumalanga eAfrika Dzonga ku nga kusuhi na le ntangeni wa Kruger National Park. U tivisiwile eka timbyana hi va malume wa yena, lava a va ri ni timbyana to tala leti a va ti hlayisa tani hi swifuwo. A va nga swi tivi leswaku leswi swi le ku byaleni ka mbewu ya ku rhandza ni ku tsakela timbyana embilwini ya yena.

Khombo ra kona, endzhaku ka malembe nyana, mana wa yena u vuye a hundza emisaveni, swi siya xilondza lexikulu endyangwini wa ka vona. Precious a fanela a teka xitulu xa mana wa yena a hlayisa ndyangu wa ka vona.

Ku lahlekeriwa ka yena a swi n’wi hetanga matimba. U vile xihlovo xa matimba hi kuva a hlohloteleka ku tirha. A tirha swa nkarhi nyana tani hi mupfuni wa le ndlwini loko xikolo xakwe xi humile leswaku a ta kuma mali ya ku hlanganisa swidingo swa le ndyangwini, ku ta hlayisa yena ni ndisana ya yena.

Careers in Conservation: Video Series Presented by the Global Conservation Corps

CAREERS IN CONSERVATION

Malapane Precious – K-9 Dog Trainer and Handler

Careers in Conservation Episode One: Malapane Precious

Precious u kurisiwile hi mana wa yena ni va malume wa yena aWelverdiend, ematiko xikaya ya Acornhoek, eXifundzeni-nkulu xa Mpumalanga eAfrika Dzonga ku nga kusuhi na le ntangeni wa Kruger National Park. U tivisiwile eka timbyana hi va malume wa yena, lava a va ri ni timbyana to tala leti a va ti hlayisa tani hi swifuwo. A va nga swi tivi leswaku leswi swi le ku byaleni ka mbewu ya ku rhandza ni ku tsakela timbyana embilwini ya yena.

Khombo ra kona, endzhaku ka malembe nyana, mana wa yena u vuye a hundza emisaveni, swi siya xilondza lexikulu endyangwini wa ka vona. Precious a fanela a teka xitulu xa mana wa yena a hlayisa ndyangu wa ka vona.

Ku lahlekeriwa ka yena a swi n’wi hetanga matimba. U vile xihlovo xa matimba hi kuva a hlohloteleka ku tirha. A tirha swa nkarhi nyana tani hi mupfuni wa le ndlwini loko xikolo xakwe xi humile leswaku a ta kuma mali ya ku hlanganisa swidingo swa le ndyangwini, ku ta hlayisa yena ni ndisana ya yena.

Behind the Scenes: Precious on the Job

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 or NQF level 4 equivalent: Admission Points Score (APS): 26
    • Level 4 English
  • Dog Handling Certificate: Levels 1 – 5
  • Field Ranger Certificate

Qualities and attributes

  • Physical and mental fitness
  • Tidiness
  • Ability to work with little sleep
  • Ability work under minimum supervision
  • Trustworthy/ honesty
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Willingness to work in unfavourable conditions
  • Passion for wildlife

Resources

Visit Local information centers for information

Visit K-9 handling schools websites:

CAREER PATH

Malapane Precious – K-9 Dog Trainer and Handler

Careers in Conservation Episode One: Malapane Precious

Loko a tava a hetile xikolo xa le henhla, Precious u yile emahlweni a ya dyondza tidyondzo ta Youth Access Bridging Course ekholichini ya Southern African Wildlife. Loko a ri ekusuhi ni ku heta tidyondzo ta yena, u apulayerile internship kwalhaya kholichini.

Endzaku ka loko va vone ku tirha ka yena hi matimba ni ku ti nyiketela, u vekiwile kwalhaya kholichini eka K9 Unit. Leswi a swi vulavula ngopfu ni ku rhandza ka yena ka timbyana ku sukela evuntsongwanini bya yena. Leswi swi n’wi hlohloterile ku va a hlengeleta mali, leswaku a ta kota ku dyondzela ku hlayisa timbyana. U vuyile a dyondza a heta ti levele hinkwato ta ntlhanu laha a nga kuma na sagwadi, ku ri ku tekela enhlokweni ku tirha ka yena hi matimba ni ku ti yimisela laha a nga nyikiwa ximbyanyana xa muxaka wa Belgian Melanois, lexi a nga xi thya vito ra Leon.

Loko se a vuya ekholichini u thoriwile tani hi muhlayisi wa timbyana eK9 Unit. Endzhaku ka malembe nyana, u tlakusiwile a va murhangeri ku tlhela ku va yena a letelaka vanhu ku hlayisa timbyana.

CAREER PATH

Malapane Precious – K-9 Dog Trainer and Handler

Careers in Conservation Episode One: Malapane Precious

Loko a tava a hetile xikolo xa le henhla, Precious u yile emahlweni a ya dyondza tidyondzo ta Youth Access Bridging Course ekholichini ya Southern African Wildlife. Loko a ri ekusuhi ni ku heta tidyondzo ta yena, u apulayerile internship kwalhaya kholichini.

Endzaku ka loko va vone ku tirha ka yena hi matimba ni ku ti nyiketela, u vekiwile kwalhaya kholichini eka K9 Unit. Leswi a swi vulavula ngopfu ni ku rhandza ka yena ka timbyana ku sukela evuntsongwanini bya yena. Leswi swi n’wi hlohloterile ku va a hlengeleta mali, leswaku a ta kota ku dyondzela ku hlayisa timbyana. U vuyile a dyondza a heta ti levele hinkwato ta ntlhanu laha a nga kuma na sagwadi, ku ri ku tekela enhlokweni ku tirha ka yena hi matimba ni ku ti yimisela laha a nga nyikiwa ximbyanyana xa muxaka wa Belgian Melanois, lexi a nga xi thya vito ra Leon.

Loko se a vuya ekholichini u thoriwile tani hi muhlayisi wa timbyana eK9 Unit. Endzhaku ka malembe nyana, u tlakusiwile a va murhangeri ku tlhela ku va yena a letelaka vanhu ku hlayisa timbyana.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 or NQF level 4 equivalent: Admission Points Score (APS): 26
    • Level 4 English
  • Dog Handling Certificate: Levels 1 – 5
  • Field Ranger Certificate

Qualities and attributes

  • Physical and mental fitness
  • Tidiness
  • Ability to work with little sleep
  • Ability work under minimum supervision
  • Trustworthy/ honesty
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Willingness to work in unfavourable conditions
  • Passion for wildlife

Resources

Visit Local information centers for information

Visit K-9 handling schools websites:

“Lavisisa u kuma ku rhandza ka wena wahari lontsongo u va ni xivono i vi u ti hlanganisa ni minhlangano leyi nga ku pfunaku ku va u fikelela xivono xa wena. Tiyisisa leswaku loko tindlela ti ku pfulekela, u tirha hi ku tshembheka ni ku ti yimisela.”