Ecotourism and Adventure Activities Courses

Adventure Tourism Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 8 lessons

STUDY ADVENTURE TOURISM ONLINE

INCREASE YOUR CAPACITY IN THE ADVENTURE TOURISM INDUSTRY!

Adventure tourism is a fast growing and exciting industry.  This course enables you to develop your knowledge and capacity to plan and manage the provision of adventure tourism. The Adventure tourism industry involves both provision of adventurous activities, and support services (eg. accommodation, food and transport) in the locations where those activites are to be found. Adventure activities may be established in either natural or man made environments, and each brings different challenges to the way services and facilities are provided.  

Study this course and learn more about the customer, management, locations and facilities, risk management, insurance, ethics, sustainability, environmental impacts and more.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: Adventure Tourism

Birdwatching (Ornithology or Birding) study at home Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons

Study Ornithology by Distance Education 

DISCOVER THE AMAZING WORLD OF BIRDS! 

Learn with us what is a bird, how they evolved, what adaptations they developed to be able to colonize air, land and water so successfully!  This course is designed for people working or wishing to work with birds and animals, life scientists and environmental researchers and consultants, amateur bird watchers, or anyone working with birds. Learn to identify and understand the habits of different birds, from water birds and parrots, to town birds and birds of prey.

 

  • Did you know that a Pelican's wingspan can reach 3.3 meters?
  • Did you know that the Arctic Tern flies 8,000 km from the Arctic to Antarctic, and back every year?

 

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of birds, the course covers classification, anatomy, characteristics of the different bird groups including waders, birds of prey, passeriformes, seabirds, common birds and more.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: Birdwatching (Ornithology or Birding) study at home

Bushcraft and Wilderness Activities Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons

ONLINE COURSE BUSHCRAFT AND WILDERNESS ACTIVITIES

INCREASE YOUR SURVIVAL AND BUSHCRAFT KNOWLEDGE BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE!

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This essential course develops skills in bushcraft, an understanding of wilderness activities and an ability to manage the needs of a group of people while in a wilderness area.  This course will improve your ability to survival in an isolated area and is a must do for tour guides, scout leaders, orienteers, ecotour guides and business operators or those interested in wilderness exploration.  The brain is considered to be the best survival tool there is, so don't be caught short, inform yourself now.

 

Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: Bushcraft and Wilderness Activities

Ecotour Management Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons

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ONLINE ECOTOUR MANAGEMENT COURSE

LEARN HOW TO ESTABLISH & OPERATE AN ECOTOURISM BUSINESS

Tourism has become a boom industry in recent times and a major employer of recreationists in the country.  Ecotourism has emerged out of a growing interest in outdoor adventure activities - from mountaineering to low impact bushwalking. 

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 an ecotourism enterprise.  

Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: Ecotour Management

Ecotourism Tour Guide Course Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 10 lessons

STUDY ONLINE ECOTOURISM TOUR GUIDE COURSE

LEARN TO BE A ECOTOURISM TOUR GUIDE

This course develops your ability to organise and conduct ecotourism services including tours and activities. This could range from guided tours, overnight walks and treks, or self guided interpretive walks. Ecotourism is the combination of Ecology and Tourism. Ecotourism is an industry that has developed hugely in recent years. It reflects both of the aims of modern conservation: husbandry 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 some of the aspects of ecotourism guiding including environmental awareness, planning tours,displays and interpretive aids, plant and animal interpretation.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: Ecotourism Tour Guide Course

Marine Biology I Duration icon 100 hours Qualification icon Statement of Attainment Lessons icon 9 lessons

MARINE BIOLOGY ONLINE COURSE  

BUILD YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND KNOWLEDGE OF MARINE BIOLOGY

Learn about marine animals, plants and ecology

If you are looking to work in the ecotourism industry, this course will help build your knowledge and understanding of marine biology.  This is an introductory level course and will help you to be able to explain factors affecting marine environments and identify and understand a wide range of marine organisms. You will be introduced to a wide range of factors related to marine studies which include marine ecology systems, reef formation and function, marine organisms such as fish (including bony and cartilaginous), cephalopods and marine mamals, marine ecosystems and how human activity impacts on these. 

Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: Marine Biology I

Qualification - Certificate in Adventure Tourism Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules

STUDY ADVENTURE TOURISM

This is a 600 hour course, comprising 2 core modules - Adventure and Bushcraft Activities, and Adventure Tourism - plus 4 elective modules to enable you to tailor the certificate to your own special areas of interest.

Improve your job prospects in the rapidly growing adventure tourism industry with your successful completion of this course.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: Qualification - Certificate in Adventure Tourism

Qualification - Certificate in Ecotourism Business Duration icon 600 hours Qualification icon Certificate Modules icon 6 modules

ECOTOURISM BUSINESS ONLINE STUDY

STARTUP AND MANAGE A SUCCESSFUL ECOTOURISM ENTERPRISE

This course provides an excellent foundation for establishing and operating a new or existing Ecotourism business. Not only to do you get to learn the exciting business of ecotourism guiding and management, but also the often overlooked but fundamental elements to running a successful business such as bookkeeping and marketing. These practical skills combined with an exciting choice in natural history topics such as marine biology, earth science, ornithology or electives such as adventure tourism and wilderness activities make this course a sure ticket to success.

Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: Qualification - Certificate in Ecotourism Business

Qualification - Proficiency Award In Ecotourism Duration icon 500 hours Qualification icon Proficiency Award Modules icon 5 modules

ECOTOURISM STUDY ONLINE

LEARN ABOUT ECOTOURISM -Self paced home study course

This Proficiency Award was designed to develop your ability to establish, operate and manage an ecotourism enterprise and increase your knowledge on all aspects of running such a venture. The three courses within this award cover management of issues such as safety, legal consideratons, destinations, accommodation, and management issues, planning, organising and conducting ecotourism services (such as guiding and tours). You will also have the benefit of applying these learnt skills in a workplace or research projects and/or work experience.

Comment from one of our Ecotourism students: "I am learning so much" J. Alderton

Learning methods available: This course can be studied Online Online This course can be studied through E-Learning E-Learning Read more & enrol: Qualification - Proficiency Award In Ecotourism