Thompson Rivers University
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Adventure Guide Certificate

(formerly the Adventure Sport Certificate)

Highlights

Explore a career in adventure-related fields. This entry-level, eight-month program combines classroom instruction with courses in wilderness travel, canoeing, rock climbing, mountaineering, whitewater kayaking and more. Your certificate credits count towards completion of an Adventure diploma or degree concentration.

Careers

Graduates from TRU Adventure Studies work as mountain, sea or river guides, adventure sports instructors, and in other wilderness related leadership occupations. Employment prospects for students and graduates are excellent on a provincial, national, and international level. There are many businesses either owned by TRU Adventure Studies graduates, or by companies that regularly employ graduates from TRU Adventure Studies.

Admission Requirements

Limited admission

  • 19 years of age at the start of the program
  • Attend a program information session in person or by telephone
  • Complete the Adventure Studies information form
  • English 12 (or equivalent)
  • Math 11 (or equivalent)

Recommendations: Applicants in the Adventure Guide Certificate do so based upon their technical skill and experience level in at least one adventure sport. Entry is competitive and applications are screened to ensure an adequate level of outdoor recreation experience has been attained prior to entry to TRU.

Next Steps

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Contact

Specific questions about this program?
Email: admissions@tru.ca
Phone: 250-828-5036

International students with specific questions about this program?
Email: iapply@tru.ca
Phone: 250-828-5252