Tour Guide Training

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The Lough Erne Landscape Partnership, in partnership with Cuilcagh Lakelands UNESCO Global Geopark, supported through funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund Northern Ireland and the Community Foundation NI, are delighted to offer an OCN Level 2 in Tour Guiding this September.

This course is perfect for individuals who have a keen interest and commitment to exploring and promoting the Fermanagh landscape and its rich heritage.

This course will be delivered in person (face to face), covid permitting at Fermanagh House, Broadmeadow, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. It will run on Monday 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th September 2021 and 4th, 11th October 2021 (assessment days). The cost of the course is £35 per participant.

Applicants from the previous Tour Guiding Course completing their assessment days.

The Tour Guiding course involves 6 full days of training (10am – 4.30pm) to include research work, as well as presentation skills required to lead a tour group and health & safety considerations. You will learn how to share with others and bring to life the unique and diverse heritage of the Lough Erne Landscape! Some preparation work will also be required outside of class time and a final assessment will involve delivering a short, guided tour to a group.

This bespoke course will be delivered by Travel & Tourism Associates. Upon completion participants will be provided with an accredited qualification as well as a knowledge of how to share the heritage and stories of the wonderful landscape in Fermanagh.

The closing date for expressions of interest is Tuesday 17th August 2021. The expression of interest form can be found here, and more information regarding the course is available here.

Applicants from the previous Tour Guiding Course completing their assessment days.

If you wish to discuss the courses or have any questions please contact Hazel Long, via email hazel.long@rspb.org.uk or via telephone +44 (0) 7548 15535.

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