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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
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You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection.


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All 2022 Tour Guide programs will be held online via Zoom

Teacher: IGA Instructors

What you'll learn in this career training:

A Tour Guide provides local expertise and does walking tours, step-on motor coach narration in their city, meets and greets at an airport, work at seminars and conventions, etc. They are hired by Destination Management Companies. Another way of looking at it is that Tour Guides are rarely away from home at night.

Tour Guide class: This course is intended for those wishing to work as a Tour Guide. Tour Guides are knowledgeable within a specific locality such as a city, region, state or a specific geographic area. They provide walking tours, step-on guide service, local driver guide, on-site tours and may work special events, “meet and greets”, etc. They are rarely away from home overnight. Scroll down for tuition costs.

This course is intended for you if you want to work as a Local Tour Guide. Tour Guides are knowledgeable within a specific locality such as a city, region, state, or a specific geographic area. They provide walking tours, step-on guide service, local driver guide, on-site tours and may work special events, “meet and greets”, etc. They are rarely away from home overnight. Scroll down for tuition costs.

What will you learn? 

The beginning modules in this certification program include Travel Industry Terminology, Tourism Industry Overview, Types of Assignments for Tour Guides, Conduct and Ethics, Dress Codes, Leadership, Commentary Skills, Research, Presentation Formats, Teamwork, Physical Aspects of Guiding, Public Speaking, Group Welcomes, Your Role as the “Local Expert”, Industry Relationships, In-class Presentations and On-the-Road Presentations, Hiring Companies and their practices are identified and address the class, and more…. With IGA you learn by doing.


All 2022 Tour Guide programs will be held online via Zoom. 


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

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School: International Guide Academy, Inc.

International Guide Academy, Inc.

International Guide Academy (IGA) is THE premier training and certification company for Tour Directors and Tour Guides featuring certified world-class instructors, your choice of multiple international training locations including training while at sea, certification and free lifetime placement assistance,...

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