French Professional Interpreter : June 23-28, 2018Course List
French Professional Interpreter : June 23-28, 2018
Date: June 23-28, 2018
Location: Canmore and Banff (classroom sessions in Canmore, field trips components conducted in Banff National Park) - Classroom sessions at the IGA office, 203-820 Main St, Canmore
Cost: $489 plus GST
Day 1: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm - Fundamentals of Interpretation
Day 2: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Geology and Geography of the Canadian Rockies 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm - Geology Field Trip
Day 3: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Ecology of the Mountains 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm - Ecology Field Trip
Day 4: 9 am – 5:00 pm - Park Management, Ecological & Cultural Integrity Classroom and Field Trip Sessions
Day 5: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm - History in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm - Fundamentals of Interpretation
Day 6: 9:00 am – 1:30 pm - Fundamentals of Interpretation Final oral program practice and perfection techniques.
Please read all sections of the IGA manual. If you do not have one you can purchase it for $45 plus GST.
This course will be taught in French and 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.