Trekking Guide Training

Trekking Guide Training

2 months
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This curriculum provides skills and knowledge necessary for trekking guide. There will be both demonstration by trainers/instructors and opportunity by trainees to carry out the skills/tasks necessary for this level of technical workforce. Trainees will practice and learn skills by using typical tools, materials and equipment necessary for this curricular program.

On successful completion of this training, the trainees will be able to perform the various activities such as trekking/trip preparation, trekking management, guide during trekking, perform rescue in case of emergency, manage camp site etc.  

The main aim of this curriculum are:

  • To produce basic level technical workforce in the field of guiding
  • To produce such technical workforce who will be able to provide service through the application of the skills and knowledge of guiding with their company and groups being as an entrepreneur.

Objectives:

After the completion of this training program, the trainees will be able to:

  • Plan for Trekking/trip
  • Perform Briefing
  • Perform Daily Schedule Work
  • Perform Communication
  • Provide First Aid
  • Prevent Trekking Risk
  • Provide Rescue
  • Manage Camp Site
  • Develop Professionalism

Salient Features

Duration:  The total duration of this curricular program will be two months (260 hours) 

Group size: The group size of this training program will be 20 (twenty) in a batch. 

Medium of Instruction: The medium of instruction for this training program will be Nepali or English or both. 

Pattern of attendance:  The trainees should have 90% attendance in theory and Practical (Performance) to be eligible for internal assessment and final examinations.    

Focus of the curriculum: 80% time is allotted to the competencies and 20% to the related technical knowledge. 

Certificate requirement: The related training institute will provide the certificate of “Trekking Guide” to those individuals who has successfully completed all the tasks with their related technical knowledge specified in this curriculum. 

Admission Criteria

Individuals who meet the following criteria will be allowed to enter in this curricular program:

  • Literate
  • Able to read, write and speak English
  • Physically and mentally healthy
  • Age- Above 16 years

Job Prospects

On successful completion of this training, the trainees will be able to perform the various activities such as trekking/trip preparation, trekking management, guide during trekking, perform rescue in case of emergency, manage camp site etc. 

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