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Regional Tour Guide Training

Regional Tour Guide Training

This exciting programme will provide participants with the skills, knowledge and competencies required to provide a comprehensive guiding service for tourists visiting and travelling in Ireland.  It will be relevant, practical and up-to-date with industry needs and follow best practice guidelines.

The programme comprises two modules: Irish Tour Guiding and Irish Natural Heritage and Culture.

Candidates will graduate with the Special Purpose 6S20233 award on achieving the full 30 credits.

What are the objectives?

To train and prepare you to work as a tour guide in the Heritage/Tourism sector at regional level.

To give you the skills needed for tours including Health & Safety, environmental best practice and Customer care.

To provide you with professional, technical, social, personal and administrative skills to prepare and offer a quality guiding service to a range of market profiles.

To provide professional awareness to evaluate and respond to the range of issues ongoing in the industry e.g. main bodies, legislation, sustainability, development and protection.

To develop your skills in research (online and other sources)

To understand key aspects of Ireland’s history, archaeology and heritage.

To facilitate learner progression, personal development and enhancement of learning skills.

All this and more!

What are my study options?

Full-time option (6 weeks including exams & Presentations) – Monday-Friday 9.00-3.30 Blended Learning (95% online classes and 1 day Familiarisation trip to Boyne Valley) – Start Date: 30th November

Part Time Option (10 weeks including exams & Presentations) – 3 evenings a week 5.00pm-6.30pm and Saturdays – Start Date: TBC

What you need to apply?

If you have a keen interest in Irish history, heritage and culture and in telling Ireland’s ‘story’ to others, and have an interest in tourism and the understanding of the benefits of quality tourist guiding to the industry and the visitor experience, then this is the course for you!

For more information on this new and exciting course to Dublinia, just contact us on 01-6794611 or email training@dublinia.ie