Training Courses

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The World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations recognises the importance of training and has developed a comprehensive Training Policy to establish guidelines and techniques for raising professional standards worldwide. It has three main elements:

Consultation: WFTGA comprises a group of experienced international guide training tutors, who are available to advise and assist in the setting up of guide training courses.

Training Courses for Guide Trainers: WFTGA organises training courses for Guide Trainers to facilitate international parity in professional standards of guiding techniques.

Training Courses for Professional Guides: WFTGA Trainers are available to run courses for guides wherever there is a need.

  • 12 day Train the Trainer (TtT)
  • 7 Day Hands On Tourist Guiding (HOT)

Courses are  held at our International Training Centres in Nicosia Cyprus, Yerevan Armenia, and on location worldwide. Hands on Guiding course is suitable for guides who would like to improve their skills and the Train the Trainer course is for guides who would like to work as guide trainers and for those who are already working as guide trainers and would like to improve their skills. 


WFTGA Training Brochure Cyprus 2018