Next Session Start Date: Anticipated to start – Summer 2022
Are you an aspiring Tour Guide? Do you love to showcase what PEI has to offer to visitors? Then TIAPEI’s Tour Guide Training Program might be for you! The 3-week training program offers participants the opportunity to learn national standards based off the emerit Tour Guide program from Tourism HR Canada, plus an opportunity to write the emerit exam to begin the process for obtaining Tour Guide Professional Certification, which is recognized across Canada.
This Training Program is lead by Donalda Doucette, local tour guide, who brings her extensive experience working in the industry to the Program, plus she facilitates hands-on experiences for participants to gain confidence in their tour guiding skills. Activities include; two participant-lead familiarization tours, a city tour through Charlottetown, and experience a walking tour. Participants will learn the importance of research, and find the best resources to use when creating tours and itineraries for their guests.
Additional certifications are provided to participants of the Tour Guide Training Program, at no extra cost, to assist in their learning, including:
- PEI BEST Service Excellence
- CPR/First Aid
Please note that in order to be eligible for this Training Program, you must be either a Canadian Citizen or hold Permanent Residency status, and be either unemployed or under-employed (work less than 20hrs per week). Only those who are selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you would like to be notified when there is new session starting, please fill out the form below to be added to our wait-list.
For more information on the Tour Guide Training Program, please contact Kim Smith, Industry HR Manager, at 902-566-5008 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Funded by the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning
through the Canada-PEI Labour Market Agreements.