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Registered Association – Victorian Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 A0026482X
ASIC Australian Registered Body Number, (ARBN) 648 316 438, ABN 54 044 264 602


  • 21 Nov 2023
  • 9:00 AM
  • 24 Nov 2023
  • 5:00 PM
  • Robert White Room, Scots' Church 156 Collins Street Melbourne

Are you new to the tourism industry?

Do you aspire to be a tour guide - one of the most rewarding and enriching careers in the visitor economy?

Would you like to be job-ready for employment?

Leading industry association, Tour Guides Australia, is offering a short course designed to provide foundation skills for people interested in a tour guide career.

Participants can expect to gain basic knowledge, skills and understandings across six themes that Tour Guides Australia recognises as minimum industry standards for entry-level professional tour guides:

  1. Cultural and social awareness
  2. Customer service
  3. Occupational health and safety
  4. Safety and legislation
  5. Storytelling
  6. Organising a tour

The 3-day course will run on non-consecutive days:

  • Day 1 - Tuesday 21 November 2023
  • Day 2 - Wednesday 22 November 2023
  • Day 3 - Friday 24 November 2023

Recent participants found these aspects of the course most valuable:

  • tools to become confident tour leaders
  • everyone shared their experiences and tips so generously
  • access to industry professionals
  • learning from other participants
  • working in small groups
  • presentations from current working tour guides
  • how to deal with difficult situations
Small class size! Enrol now to guarantee a place!

Cost:     $ 595 

Venue: Robert White Room, Scots' Church 156 Collins Street Melbourne