Ecotourism

Courses

ADVENTURE TOURISM - BTR302

Study Adventure Tourism Online!

Enter the exciting fast growing world of  Adventure Tourism!

This course is for anyone who wants to start their own Adventure Tourism business or plan/manage the provision of adventure tourism services as a career.  The course considers the sources and types of opportunities available within this growing industry.  Other topics include:
  • outdoor adventure and management training
  •  the customer
  • artificial environments
  • geography
  • sustainability
  • and environmental impacts.

This course develops a capacity to plan and manage the provision of adventure tourism services.

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BUSHCRAFT & WILDERNESS ACTIVITIES BTR201

Study Bushcraft and Wilderness Online.

 This course is great for anyone who desires a career that gives them the opportunity work in the great outdoors.  It is perfect for people who have an interest or are currently working in:

  • Wilderness exploration
  • Orienteering
  • Tour Guides
  • Scout/Guide Leaders
  • Ecotour Business Owners.

This course develops skills in bushcraft, while building an understanding of wilderness skills and an ability to manage the needs of a group of people while in a wilderness area.

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BUSINESS COACHING BBS304

Study Business Coaching at home; and become a qualified business coach.

Business coaching can help a business owner, manager or director to:

  • make better decisions
  • reach their goals faster
  • set better goals
  • improve relationships

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ECOTOUR MANAGEMENT BTR101

 

 

LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN ECOTOURISM? STUDY ECOTOUR MANAGEMENT ONLINE

This course has been developed to enable you to either start up your own ecotourism business or become a manager within the ecotourism industry. A growing interest in outdoor adventure activities such as mountaineering and low impact bushwalking have been responsible for creating the ecotourism industry. It is a boom industry offering the potential for many interesting career & business opportunities.

Establishing such an enterprise requires an understanding of a wide range of issues including: legal considerations, safety, accommodation, the tour desk as a first point of contact, destinations, and management. This course develops your ability to establish and operate/manage an ecotourism enterprise.

 

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ECOTOURISM TOUR GUIDE COURSE BTR301

Study to be an Ecotourism Tour Guide with ACS Distance Education. This course develops your ability to organise and conduct ecotourism services including tours & activities. Learn to conduct guided tours, overnight walks and treks, or self guided interpretive walks.

 

Ecotourism is an industry that has developed hugely in recent years. It reflects both of the aims of modern conservation: management of resources and protection of the environment. Modern ecotourism strives to be sustainable, so that the activities that are taking place can continue to do so.

 

 

This course will introduce you to aspects of ecotourism such as:
  • guiding environmental awareness,
  • planning tours,
  • displays and interpretive aids,
  • plant and animal interpretation.

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PROFICIENCY AWARD IN ECOTOURISM BTR001

Study for a Proficiency Award in Ecotourism. 

This Proficiency Award is designed to develop your ability to begin, operate and manage an Ecotourism business and increase your knowledge to enhance career skills

This is awarded upon completion of:
a) Three Ecotourism courses:

  • Ecotour Management (BTR101)
  • Bushcraft & Wilderness Skills (BTR201)
  • Ecotourism Tour Guide Course (BTR301)

and

b) A workplace project or work experience (approved by a tutor and equal to 200 hours)

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