Certification: Certified Tour Guide / Director
The 15-day Tour Director/Tour Guide Certification Program is held in San Francisco, CA and consists of 40% classroom and 60% in-the-field training. Because of the real-world training needed, this program is not offered online. Topics covered during the training include; Local and City Sightseeing, Psychology of Group Travel, Motorcoach / Intermodal Tours, International Air Tours, Travel Emergencies, and Healthy Travel.
- More than two years of education or training after high school required?
- More than two years of work experience required?
- Oral or Written Exam Required?
The certification corresponds to a specialty within a recognized occupation. For example, Oncology Nurse and Pediatric Nurse are specialties within the nursing field, so Certified Oncology Nurse and Certified Pediatric Nurse would be classified as specialty certifications.