Tuition, Rates & Dates

THE COURSE, RATES & CHECK LISTS

Course

Sherwood Outdoor Academy is offering two 6-month courses in 2020. Should you wish, your son could sign for both and really benefit from a full gap year. 

During this six months, he will have an opportunity to understand and become proficient in the flowing skills : 

  • Basic building & plumbing 
  • Metalwork
  • Breeding, raising, caring for and preparing animals 
  • Farm maintenance including burning firebreaks, fencing, pests & erosion control
  • Vehicle maintenance 
  • Gun handling 
  • Survival & self defence  
  • First aid 
  • Cooking
  • Business management 
  • Personal presentation skills  

The courses dates are structured as follows:  

 

Dates

16 February to 10th July 
Winter Intake 

19th July to the 20th November 

These include a mid-course holiday and a few controlled evening visits to Howick. 

Rates

Our fees for the course are as follows: 

Enrolment deposit:  R 10 000 

Monthly payment (6 installments):  R 9 750 per month 

Total R 68 500  

Single payment 

7% Discount on totals R 63 700 

Discount for the participation in the Summer and Winter Courses 

Total normal price R 0 000

12 % Discount on R 137 000 totals R 120 560  

What to bring  

Your son will need to bring with him the following items: 

  • 2 sets of single bed linen 
  • Personal toiletries for 1st term  
  • 1 pair of gumboots 
  • 2 sets of 2 piece blue overalls
  • 2 sets of sports gym / running gear
  • 1 pair of running shoes 
  • 1 pair of farm boots 
  • 2 pairs of jeans and t-shirts, socks, underwear, 
  • Raincoat and warm jacket
  • Laptop
  • Sun cap / hat  

Optional 

  • Mountain bike
  • Horse (with nominal stabling fees)
  • Motorcycle 
  • Fishing tackle 
  • Hobbies