Start of Nature Guide training course in Lithuania
As part of the Nature Guide Network Lithuania is the first partner country to offer pilot training. The courses in Poland and Germany will follow soon.
the article above containts information and application of the Lithuanian training in national language. Below in this post you can find the most important information in English:
Finally, after long preparation time, in-depth thinking and many discussions, Lithuanian team is starting registration to the pilot Nature Guide Training Course. The course will start on 21st September and last until 10th May 2020. This long-term training will take place every second weekend with one-month winter holiday break. The meetings will be held in Curonian Spit National Park, Coastal Regional Park, Nemuno Delta Regional Park and Klaipeda University.
The course consists of three main learning modules about nature, management, communication and interpretation specifics. The lecturers will be specialists in life-sciences and wild-life, active tourism and nature business, research and NGO, all of them sharing the best practice they have in interactive and intriguing way.
For various reasons, the training course is dedicated to Lithuanians and a cozy group of 20 people will be formed. At the end of the course, all participants will have to prepare a guided nature tour, and successful ones will be awarded a certificate meeting recommendations of „European Norm EN 15565:2008: Standard for the Training and Qualification of Tourist Guides in Europe“.