Tour Guide Training Course


We hope you can join us on a scheduled one-day public course in conjunction with Tourism Council WA on dates to be advised later in 2022. In the meantime, please contact us to request a quote for a private corporate course for your organisation! And remember to purchase a copy of our popular book, How to be an Award-Winning Tour Guide Book .

Global Gypsies has been running Tour Guide Training Courses for over a decade. Our award-winning courses are recommended by Tourism Western Australia, Tourism Industry Council (WA), Department of Biodiversity, Conservation & Attractions, Forum for Advocating Cultural & Environmental Tourism, WAITOC, leading Murdoch & ECU tourism academics, successful tour operators & dozens of satisfied corporate & private clients!

Designed for aspiring guides or guides already working in urban, regional or remote areas who are either permanent, casual or volunteers, this basic introduction to Tour Guiding is the only course of its kind & places are strictly limited.

The course is facilitated by the founders of Global Gypsies, Jeremy Perks (former Tour Guide of the Year) & Jan Barrie (author of the popular book, “How to Be an Award-Winning Tour Guide”).

It is presented though a combination of presentations, anecdotes, personal experiences, interactive workshops & more. Participants receive a comprehensive workbook & a Certificate of Attendance.

The course covers such generic content as:

  • narrative and commentary
  • duty of care
  • safety
  • risk management
  • dealing with emergencies
  • customer relations
  • leadership
  • cultural awareness
  • environmental responsibility
  • conflict resolution
  • problem solving
  • starting your own small tourism business
  • basic 4WD skills
  • employment opportunities & more

Watch for upcoming dates for our next jam-packed, ONE-DAY course held in conjunction with Tourism Council Western Australia! Or inquire about our private TWO-DAY corporate courses. Contact us today for more information at admin@globalgypsies.com.au


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