What's it all about?
Have you always wanted to work as a tour guide for a major tour operator? Would you love to show off our beautiful country and its attractions like Ayers Rock, The Great Barrier Reef, Wine Country regions and the Twelve Apostles? Or perhaps travel the world working with Contiki, Top Deck or Busabout. Then a rewarding career as a Tour Guide is perfect for you.
Using videos, audio, images and text, combined with interactive activities and online testing this course teaches you the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to stand out from the crowd and get hired as a tour guide. Working as a tour guide means that you will be the public face of your tour operator. You’ll be meeting and greeting your guests at the airport, holding welcoming meetings, handling your customer’s issues and accompanying guests on excursions.
This course is broken down into 18 modules, each providing the essential knowledge and skills you need to get hired in any type of tour guide role.
Tour operators recognise that job seekers who have taken a course such as this Become a Tour Guide online course make better, more reliable employees because they have already been pre-trained for the job.
In addition to the lessons and tutorials you’ll be able to interact with thousands of fellow tour guide job seekers via our forum so that you can share your experiences and ideas. You'll also have access to our advanced job training area where you can really gain an advantage over other applicants in this highly competitive industry, giving you insider information including:
- How to craft a winning job application
- How to win at the assessment day
- How to pass the written tests
- Tips for interview preparation
- Tips for role plays and group exercises
- Tips for getting hired
- Common mistakes most applicants make
There are no time-limits to this course. You can learn at your own pace and refer to the course at anytime-- 24/7. To get started, all you need is a computer or tablet device with internet access. From there, the world is your oyster!