[MARMAM] Responsible Whale Watch Guides Courses Aug/Sep

Dylan Walker dylan at worldcetaceanalliance.org
Wed Jun 20 03:49:48 PDT 2018


Dear Marmamers,


The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) is running 5-day intensive training
courses to become a certified WCA Responsible Whale Watching Guide or
Marine Educator. Certified guides enjoy links to volunteer guiding
opportunities with WCA Partners worldwide. The dates are outlined below.

*Dates:*


Monday 13th August to Friday 17th August 2018 (Whale Watch Guide Course)

Monday 10th September to Friday 14th September (Marine Educators Course)


*Location:* WCA Headquarters, Brighton, UK

*WCA’s Responsible Whale Watching Guide Course*



Course modules will include:


* Cetacean research onboard whale watching platforms (including citizen
science initiatives)

* Science interpretation and conservation messaging

* Communication and presentation skills training

* Responsible whale watching standards - understanding boat operators and
destinations



Includes:



* WCA Responsible Whale Watcher course and certification

* Lectures and training from seasoned professionals

* Educational Activities

* Guide training

* Practical activities

* Final presentation/assessment



After successful completion of the course, participants will be placed on a
database of qualified guides from where WCA Partners and affiliates will be
able to select suitable candidates for internship and guiding
opportunities. Any successful placement will be subject to the terms and
conditions of the WCA Partner or affiliate.



*WCA’s Marine Educators Course*



Course modules will include:

*Responsible marine life watching standards

*Communication and presentation skills

*Citizen science initiatives

*Communication and presentation skills training

*Science interpretation and conservation messaging.





Includes:

*WCA Marine Educators course and certification

*Lectures and training from seasoned professionals

*Practical assessments and activities



*Reserve your place*



For more info go to:

http://worldcetaceanalliance.org/capacity-building/training-courses/



* Limited places available, so early application is strongly encouraged.

Regards,




*Dylan Walker*Chief Executive Officer


*World Cetacean Alliance*
Studio 3, Lower Promenade
Madeira Drive, Brighton, BN2 1ET, UK.
t: +44 (0) 1273 355011
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e: dylan at worldcetaceanalliance.org <sophie.lewis at worldcetaceanalliance.org>

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The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) is a Partnership of over 100
organisations and individuals in 40 countries worldwide working
collaboratively to protect cetaceans and their habitats. World Cetacean
Alliance, the Secretariat to the Partnership, is a UK registered Charity
no. 1160484.

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