Keilir Group Adventure Guide

Adventure Guide Program

Overview Thompson Rivers University in Canada offers - in cooperation with Keilir Health Academy in Iceland - an eight-month unniversity program for Adventure Guides. The Adventure Sport Certificate program is an introduction to adventure sports and the adventure industry with extensive time on field activity courses and compressed and modularized classroom course instruction. This is the ideal program for entry-level adventure students and students wishing to explore their career interest in adventure-related fields. The Adventure Sport Certificate is a 60-credit (eight-month) intensive education building on local and international expertise within the field and using the unique and accessible natural environment in Iceland as a practical class room. Why should you consider the Adventure Sport Certificate? Keilir Group Adventure Guide The program is a solid foundation for all major parts of adventure tourism and benefits especially those that are interested in:

  • an introduction to adventure sports
  • improving current adventure sport skills
  • exploring the adventure industry as a career
  • a relatively short course of study
  • transfering credit earned into further studies

Program Structure The program is delivered with extensive time engaged in field activity courses and compressed and modularized classroom course instruction. Approximately twelve weeks of classroom instruction and twelve weeks of field activity courses make up the program. All course credit completed in the Adventure Sport Certificate is transferable to other Adventure Studies Department programs at TRU. Students who wish to continue their adventure studies at TRU may ladder directly into the Adventure Guide Diploma, the Adventure Management Diploma, or the Adventure Major in the Bachelor of Tourism Management degree. Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Thompson Rivers University is a comprehensive university located in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. It offers students a broad range of courses, career streams, and the ability to ladder credits from diploma programs into full degrees. TRU offers the finest and most extensive adventure studies training in the world. They create exceptional educational experiences to foster students' physical, mental and emotional development so as to be of service to the global commercial adventure industry Course Description Theoretical and on-site training courses:

  • Wilderness Travel
  • Swift Water Rescue Technician
  • Whitewater Kayak 1
  • Glacier Skills
  • Guiding Leadership
  • Expediction Planning
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • The Adventure Tourism Industry
  • Winter Camping
  • The Wilderness Environment
  • Avalanche Skills Training Level 1
  • Ski Tour 1
  • Mountaineering 1
  • Sea Kayak 1
  • Rock Climbing 1
  • Whitewater Kayak 2
  • Rafting 1
Program taught in:
English

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Last updated October 22, 2018
This course is Campus based
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8 - 8 months
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