Adventure Guide Certificate
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 Guide Diploma or degree concentration.
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.
- 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 Studies 12 (or equivalent)
- Mathematics 11 (or equivalent)
Required supplementary documentation
- Letter of Intent
- Program Information Session
- Cover letter: including your adventure activity experience, 5-year education/career plan, why you wish to attend the program, and how the program will help you attain your goals
- 2 Reference Letters
- Outdoor Experience log sheets
- Program interview
If you don’t meet the requirements
You can take upgrading courses at TRU to help you meet the requirements of this program.
» Talk to a student recruiter about your options. You may be eligible for free tuition. Or learn more about upgrading.
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