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Course Director Course (CD)

 

Do you have a love of marine animals?

Would you love to share that passion with people from all over the world?

Then you should become a qualified tour guide - and get paid to do what you love!

The WCA Level 2 CMG Certificate is also accepted by New Zeland Immigration to allow you to apply for an Essential Skills VISA to live and work in New Zealand 🙂

NOW available in 2020;  RWDG Course Online

FREE Training Samples below 🙂

 

WCA Training System

Level 1 - RWD Guide

Level 2 - Certified Marine Guide

Level 3 - Senior Marine Guide

Level4 - Guide Trainer

Level 5 - Course Director

Level 6 - WCA Global Council

 

WCA Quality Assurance and Global Partnership 

 

E-Ko Tours has been selected by the World Cetacean Alliance to offer a series of qualifications offering career progression as a marine guide. From Level 1 to Level 5.

These Qualifications be recognized by all 120 partners of the World Cetacean Alliance - meaning your qualification can take you all over the globe.

These qualifications will build on existing courses offered by WCA partners wherever possible with the intention of ensuring consistency and trust for partners, for employees and all concerned with responsible tourism.

These courses ensure maximum applicability to other work situations, to opportunities through life-skill development and, through the prestige within the quality assurance systems, to other industries, too.

LEARN MORE BELOW

Course Director Online Course - NOW in 2020 - Course Director Certification . Global release Special $299

Certified Responsible whale watching
NZ Regulatiosn around Mammals
Pip Lee WCA Course Directo
WCA MARINE GUIDE TRAINING FACILITY
WCA Course Director Paul Keating

WCA Course Director

Professional Level 5

 

Course cost:

Online Cost $299

 

Course duration:

Overview of WCA Training System 10 hours Online Training

Assessment by Current WCA Course Director

 

Pre-requisites:

  • Be a WCA partner
  • Have at least 10 years of experience in working with marine mammals or as a guide trainer

 

WCA TRAINING FACILITY LOCATION 

E-Ko Tours

No 1 Wellington Street

Picton, New Zealand,

Google Maps Link

WHEN CAN I START THE COURSE?

Arrange Course Date and Book Online

Course Director available Monday to Saturday, 0800 - 2000

Appointments confirmed by email; e-kotraining@e-ko.nz

BOOK NOW to be a Course Director (CD)

Pass on your knowledge and experience for the WCA

COURSE BENEFITS:

  • Ability to start a WCA Training Facility in your Region
  • Have an active role in ensuring the WCA message is passed on, and guiding quality in the industry is maintained
  • Listed as a WCA Course Director

MODULES INCLUDE:

  • Familiarisation with the WCA guide career path and training methods
  • Full knowledge of WCA Training System
  • Knowledge of Speciality Courses locally.
  • Ensure consistent training content and delivery by all Guide Trainers

REQUIREMENTS TO PASS THE COURSE:

  • Be associated with a WCA training facility
  • Demonstrate you have worked a minimum of 12 months as a Trainer
  • Have exceptional organisational and leadership skills
  • Ensure consistent content and delivery of WCA Training Courses
  • Serve as a representative of your WCA Training Facility
  • Facilitate logistics and make sure the levels below are being completed by the Guide Trainer

Location, Facilities and Course Materials

WCA MARINE GUIDE TRAINING FACILITY
WCA GUIDE Study at Home
NZ Regulatiosn around Mammals
Pip Lee WCA Course Directo
Certified Responsible whale watching
Ian Lewis Kaiserberg Range Course Director WCA

FREE Samples of Online Training Below

Ready to find out more or Book?

Contact Miranda our WCA Guide Trainer: e-kotraining@e-ko.nz

Testimonials of Graduates

WCA Course Directors Contact Direct

WCA Course Director Paul Keating
Pip Lee WCA Course Directo
Ian Lewis Kaiserberg Range Course Director WCA

Hire An E-Moped

Hire an e-moped e from our shop and take a cruise around Picton in the coolest way possible - without breaking a sweat.

We have high quality e-mopeds for hire at just $50 per hour.

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The Best Experience

✓ Exclusive No SeaSickness Guarantee
✓ Experience Wild Dolphins
✓ Free Wi-Fi
✓ 5 minute walk from the ferry terminal
✓ Perfect for families - the kids will love it!
✓ Fully Guided - we don't leave you on your own

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Free Coffee and Wi-Fi

We are located just minutes from the Interislander ferry terminal, and when you are at our shop, you can use our free Wi-Fi (it's fast!) and customers can enjoy a free coffee or tea.

E-Ko Tours lets you experience Picton/Marlborough better than the rest

Book online now:

We'd love to see you onboard.