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Our Tour Leader Training Program took place in July 2008. 
For more details and to register please contact us at sabina@cifa-me.org

MODULES: Introduction Tour Leader – intensive program

1-Presentation of CIFA training
2-Tourism in history - focus Middle East
3-Knowing and sharing – European and Middle Eastern instructors compare differences.
4-Responsible tourism
5-Communication: Intercultural plus section on identity and branding 
6-First Aid: Theory and practice)
7-Tour leader files: budgeting for trips
8-Introduction to trekking and hiking: with overnight camping/ material practise
10-Food and beverage
11-Mechanics: Material and daily checks
13-Briefing: to include map reading
14-Tour leader: evaluation and tests

This is an intense program with a full daily schedule. Evenings feature cultural, historic and astronomy activities as well as relevant film screenings.

In-house and on-site training sessions are held on a regular basis and are adapted to meet the individual needs of each client. CIFA also contributes to university credits as part of a credible degree in tourism.

Tourism: Ecotourism and responsible tourism - Heritage and culture - Field Techniques

  • Tour guide training modules
  • Tour guide
  • Biking specialist
  • Ski instructor
  • Mountain guide
  • Activity expert
CIFA organizes regular training courses concerning First Aid, hygiene, mountain rescue and camp conditions for guides.
Administration: Business and Finance - Communication skills - Marketing

CIFA ensures a continuous follow up to maximize the benefits of the training sessions, in addition to personal follow up to assure employment.


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