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Professional Interpreter Course May 5-9, 2017
Price: $489.00 + gst


Dates: May 5 - 9, 2017

Location: Canmore and Banff (classroom sessions in Canmore, field trips components conducted in Banff National Park) - Classroom sessions at Mystic Springs Chalets. 140 Kananaskis Way, Canmore

Cost: $489 plus GST

Day 1: 8:30 pm - 5:00 pm -Parks Management classroom session and field trip. This day will be spent in Banff. Meet at Cave and Basin.

Day 2: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm - Geology and Ecology

Day 3: 9:00 - 5:00 - Geology and Ecology Field Trip - Different Areas of Banff

Day 4 - 9:00 am - 5:30 pm -Interpretation

Day 5 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - History and Climate Change

Day 5 - 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Interpretation

Please read all sections of the IGA manual. If you do not have one you can purchase it for $45 plus GST.

This course is designed for those individuals who have experience working as guides in the Canadian Rockies. It goes much deeper into the material than the Apprentice Course. Please note: this is only a course; in order to become accredited as a professional interpreter you must apply to take the oral and written exams. Exams each cost an additional $65 plus GST and will be set up after the course based on the request. Please email info@interpretiveguides.org if you are interested in taking these two exams. All individuals wishing to take these two tests and become accredited must fill in the PI application package and submit it to the email address above with all documentation showing you have the hours of work and/or education required to become accredited at this level. Please click on the application package link for more details.