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Professional Interpreter Course November 2018

Price: $499.00 + gst

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Course Details

Dates: November 20-25, 2018

Location: All classroom sessions at IGA office - 820 Main St. Unit 203, Canmore. Field trips in Banff on day 2 and day 5!

Canmore Field trips could take place in Banff National Park and you will need a PC park pass!!

Course Cost: $499 plus GST

Day 1: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm -Interpretation

Day 2: 8:25 am - 5:00 pm -Parks Management classroom session and field trip. This day will be spent in Banff. Meet at Cave and Basin.

Day 3: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Interpretation 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm - History and Climate Change

Day 4 - 9 am - 6 pm - Geology and Ecology

Day 5 - 9:00 - 5:00 - Geology and Ecology Field Trip - Different Areas of Banff (a valid parks pass will be required!)

Day 6 - 9:00 pm - 1:30 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 take the oral and written exams. In order to take both exams you must qualify with enough hours of experience and expertise. You will be emailed a copy of the PI application package when you register and pay for this course. Please read through it to find out if you qualify take the exams. Exams will take place in December, January, Feb, May, June and September each year. Exams each cost an additional $65 plus GST. Please email with your completed application package if you are interested in taking these two exams and make sure to book an exam date at that time.