This regional private training institution serves the southern African region. It has a strong focus on professional training for conservation and wildlife management. The SAWC offers two Higher Education qualifications namely a Higher Certificate in Nature Conservation (NQF level 5), and an Advanced Certificate in Nature Conservation (NQF level 6) focusing on transboundary conservation management. It has a strong focus on applied learning, and hosts post-graduate scholars and other learners interested in gaining practical experience. The SAWC are in the process of updating their curricula in response to a social return on investment study, and changes in the national system of accreditation.