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.

Location/Venue:
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.

Certificates:
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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