Site Guide Training (SGT)

Site Guide Training Courses are delivered in co-operation with a specific site and usually requested by or on behalf of a specific site. 

Target Group:
This course is intended for existing site guides or other interested guides who already possess detailed knowledge of a visitor attraction. The WFTGA Site Guide Training Course concentrates on practical guiding skills and does not contain any site-specific knowledge component. It aims to enhance the visitor experience and customer satisfaction at the site.

Course Content:
The WFTGA Site Guide Training Course includes relevant aspects selected from the Hands on Tourist Guide Training (HOT) Course and will be specifically tailored to the respective site.

Site Guide Training Courses are best held at the site where participants aim to work as site guides. 

Assessment and Examination:
Practical assessments of training skills, written and/or oral examinations.

Depending on individual results, WFTGA issues either Certificates of Successful Completion of the course or Certificates of Attendance – jointly with the site, as appropriate.

Qualification: Site Guide

Progression may be possible to fully qualified tourist guide. WFTGA can signpost further opportunities.

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