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Tofino Area Knowledge CourseCourse List

This one day course will cover the geology, ecology, land management and history of the Tofino - West Coast region. If you already have an apprentice, professional or Interpretive specialist certification or just want to learn about the Tofino area this course will be perfect for you.

Price: $195.00 + gst / Member Price: $115.00 + gst

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Course Details

If you already have an interpretive certificate with the IGA, this knowledge course can be added to that to give you a specialization in the Tofino area.

If you are new to the IGA and want to learn about Tofino but aren't interestd in taking an interpretation course with us, this course will help you gain valable knowledge about the Tofino area and you will be given a basic knowledge certificate for that area.

This course will cover the local knowledge related to the geology, ecology, land management and history of the Tofino West Coast region.

This course has a test at the end that you must receive 70% or higher on to receive your certificate.

Date: February 26, 2021

Price: Members = $115; Non-members = $178 (includes a 1-yr membership)


9:00 am - 5:00 pm PST; 5:30 - 6:30 pm for the knowledge content exam

Location: Online through Zoom.


This course is being taught on Zoom and you will need to download the Free Zoom app on your desktop or laptop before the course start date.
You must have a very good internet connection as we must see you on video throughout the course. Participation is mandatory to become certified!
You will get an email right after you register and pay with the course materials (including the course manual). If this email does not come through, please send an email to

The email will also include The Zoom link that allows you to join the meeting. Save this to your calendar so you have it handy for the start of the course and make sure you know how to join before the first session.

A one-year IGA membership is included in the cost of this course for individuals registering as non-members. Once you have registered, you will have access to the members' section of our website. This section gives you access to your certification (s), membership card, course files, receipts and more. 
If you are already an IGA member you can save money by registering at the member rate.
You must pay membership fees yearly in order to keep your certification in good standing so mark one year from your registration date onto your calendar. 

Online Course Requirements:

You must have a Zoom account (accounts are free and easy to join. Our course is optimized for the desktop or laptop experience).
A working video camera (on your device or set up separately)
And a working microphone (on your computer or you can use earbuds/ headphones connected to your computer).
Watch this video to learn more about Zoom to make sure you are comfortable using it before you register.