Train the Trainer (TtT) Course
The course is designed for active tourist guides, who want to become trainers and train tourist guides in their own geographic area of tourist guide qualification. It is also relevant for existing trainers who would like to improve their training skills and gain a WFTGA qualification to train tourist guides in their own geographic area of tourist guide qualification.
The TtT Course includes a guiding skills refresher and is a pre-requisite for training to become an International WFTGA Trainer.
Duration: 14 days
Courses are available at the WFTGA International Training Centres in Cyprus and Armenia, or on location worldwide, on request.
Course Content includes:
Practical Guiding and Training Skills
- Refresher of guiding skills for a walk, site and on a moving vehicle (HOT Course refresher)
- Role of the WFTGA and WFTGA Trainers
- The two-day Communication Seminar, which includes presentation of modules by trainee trainers, self and partner evaluation, video sessions and feedback
- Coaching skills
- Practical training skills – tutoring on walk/museum or site/ and on coach
- Feedback and assessment skills
- Skills for facilitating interactive classroom sessions
- Approaches to and methodology of adult learning
- Standards for professional tourist guide training programmes
- Procedural steps for training
- Designing tourist guide training courses
- The power of feedback
- Organising practical assessments and written examinations
- Business plan for a guide training programme
- working within the WFTGA Training Division
Assessment and Examination:
Practical assessments of training and tuition skills and written and/or oral examinations.
Depending on individual results, WFTGA issues either Certificates of Successful Completion of the course or Certificates of Attendance.
For courses conducted in the WFTGA International Training Centres, certificates are issued jointly by the University of Cyprus or Yerevan State University, respectively.
Qualification: WFTGA National Trainer
Progression is possible to International WFTGA Trainer through the International Train the Trainer (ITtT) Course.
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