Course: Final Call: Responsible Whale Watching Guides

World Cetacean Alliance

Brighton
Monday 13th August- Friday 17th August 2018, 9.30am-5pm

worldcetaceanalliance.org

Cost: £449 (£349 for students)

Sectors: marine conservation, environmental education, conservation & wildlife


Is your dream job to educate people about whales and dolphins in the wild? Would you love to have the opportunity to become a whale watching guide but not sure where to start? Our 5 day Responsible Whale Watching Guides Course is the perfect avenue into this competitive industry. This course will provide participants with the skills to be an engaging, fun and informative guide promoting responsible whale watching. Through assessed activities and interactive workshops our 5-day intensive course is designed to equip participants with a wide variety to skills to educate the public and promote whale and dolphin conservation. Our WCA Qualified Responsible Whale Watching Guides will enjoy FREE access to our exclusive Whale Champions community for a year, including a newsletter containing volunteer opportunities with our amazing Partners all over the world.

Modules include:

  • Whale Champions module
  • Be a responsible guide
  • Guide training
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Creating an effective talk
  • Creating an educational activity
  • Practical activities, including boat work
  • Citizen science
  • Final presentation/assessment

Course benefits:

  • Lectures and training from seasoned professionals
  • Individual Partner membership alongside the world’s experts on whales and dolphins (worth £100!)
  • Option to get involved with Partner working groups
  • Exclusive access to our Whale Champions community for a year, offering the chance to apply for volunteer opportunities overseas with our amazing Partners
  • Certificate and t shirt

Our Qualified Responsible Whale Watching Guides will be able to apply for opportunities to volunteer with our whale watching Partners around the world to protect and conserve cetaceans. Working with on board researchers, as a WCA certified Responsible Whale Watching Guide you’ll be interacting with the public, educating them about the whales, dolphins and other marine life in the area, as well as raising awareness of the conservation work our Partners are engaged in.

Next Course: Monday 30th April - Friday 4th May, Monday 13th August - Friday 17th August

Over 18's only. 

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