Bush Ranger Cadets

If you are passionate about the natural environment and want to know more about nature conservation and its management, then becoming a Bush Ranger is for you.

Bush Ranger Cadets is an extracurricular program run by our Health and Physical Education learning area for students of all year groups. As a Bush Ranger, you will learn new skills, go on camps and get involved in conservation projects within the natural environment. You will also get to practice bush survival techniques, find out more about the role of the Department of Parks and Wildlife, and assist with scientific research projects.

As a Bush Ranger, you will take part in a range of training modules covering:

  • Bush Rangers’ qualities
  • practical nature conservation projects
  • working safely in natural environments
  • the meaning of conservation
  • environmental management
  • parks, reserves and landscape management
  • winning back wildlife
  • bushcraft and survival
  • first aid
  • interpretation of the natural environment
  • leadership in nature conservation.

As a Bush Ranger, you will be required to wear a uniform that is provided for you.

Bush Rangers WA is an endorsed program of the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (formerly the Curriculum Council). Completion of Levels 1, 2 and 3 by Bush Ranger Cadets in Years 10, 11 and 12 counts towards meeting the requirements of the WA Certificate of Education (WACE).