Studying Bike Guide, Rock Guide or Alpine Guide Certificate at Whistler Adventure School.

If your dream job is working as a Bike Guide, Rock Guide or Alpine Guide, you’re lucky!

Whistler Adventure School (WAS) gives you the opportunity of getting certified while enjoying Whistler’ natural environment.

Whistler Bike Guide Training Certificate

This certificate will teach you to succeed in the Bike Guiding field. You will learn the necessary skills and techniques, starting with 4 theoretical-practical modules.

After the academic phase, you will have a Co-op Internship period where you will run-through all the learned concepts in a real work environment.

  • Co-op 50 h

Total duration of the program

  • 5 full-time hours in a 6 months period

Course requirements:

  • Advanced cycling skills.
  • 18+ years old
  • English Level: International English Language Testing System(IELTS) General Training Listening: 4.5 | Reading: 3.5 | Writing: 4 | Speaking: 4

Program Fees:

  • Tuition Fee C$ 5150
  • Application Fee C$ 125
  • Lab Supplies C$ 75

Enrolment:

  • March and April

Credits

  • 12

Whistler Rock Guide Training Certificate

This certificate will teach you to succeed in the Rock Guiding field. You will learn the fundamentals of Rock guiding and techniques of climbing thanks to three theoretical-practical modules of Rock Guiding.

In this courses you will learn how to determine and plan a multi-pitch rock climb, how to generate risk management protocols, safety for clients, Identify a variety of rock climbing techniques, knots, top roping, etc.

*There’s a possibility of been trained to get an ACMG/UIAGM level.

To accomplish the program, students have to do a summary work assignment, which includes all the information related to the rock climbs and the different reached levels.

Total duration of the program

  • 5 full-time hours in a 6 months period

Course requirements:

  • Climbing skills.
  • 18+ years old
  • English Level: International English Language Testing System(IELTS) General Training Listening: 4.5 | Reading: 3.5 | Writing: 4 | Speaking: 4

Program Fees:

  • Tuition Fee C$ 5000
  • Application Fee C$125

Enrolment:

  • July

Credits

  • 8

Whistler Alpine Guide Training Certificate

This certificate will teach you to succeed in the Alpine Guiding Industry. You will learn the fundamentals of Alpine guiding and techniques of mountain climbing, thanks to three theoretical-practical modules of Rock Guiding.

In this courses  you will learn how to determine and plan a multi-pitch rock climb, how to generate risk management protocols, safety for clients, Identify a variety of rock climbing techniques, knots, top roping, etc.

*There’s a possibility of been trained to get an ACMG/UIAGM level.

The practical part of this program takes place in the alpine valley of Whistler, where students can test their alpine skills in an exclusive landscape.

To accomplish the program, students have to do a summary work assignment, which includes all the program experiences.

Total duration of the program

  • 5 full-time hours in a 6 months period

Course requirements:

  • Physical + climbing skills.
  • 18+ years old
  • English Level: International English Language Testing System(IELTS) General Training Listening: 4.5 | Reading: 3.5 | Writing: 4 | Speaking: 4

Program Fees:

  • Tuition Fee C$ 5000
  • Application Fee C$125

Enrolment:

  • July

Credit

  • 8

The Certified programs of Whistler Adventure School will train you to be a successful professional in the Bike guiding, Rock Guiding and Alpine Guiding industries.

If you’d like to study one of this selected programs in the exclusive natural paradise of Whistler, email to uvanu@international.com and you´ll be able to improve your English language skills while getting certified to work in your dream job!

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