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Adventure Tourism Online Course

Online

Subject: Travelling

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Adventure tourism is an exciting and challenging career-path. Whether you are interested in starting your own adventure tourism enterprise or working as a tour-guide or perhaps in back-up logistics or management, this course will provide you with the skills required to face the challanges, and 'Live the Life' that is this fast growing and exciting international Industry.

Many people have successfully turned their...

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15% OFF ON ALL SHORT COURSES!

Like us on Facebook or add us in Google+ and you can get an instant 15% discount on all short courses here at Careerline Courses.

Adventure tourism is an exciting and challenging career-path. Whether you are interested in starting your own adventure tourism enterprise or working as a tour-guide or perhaps in back-up logistics or management, this course will provide you with the skills required to face the challanges, and 'Live the Life' that is this fast growing and exciting international Industry.

Many people have successfully turned their passion for sport, extreme sport, adventure, the wilderness, sailing, hiking, wildlfe, history, diving, survival techniques, mountaineering; the list as endless as your imagination and the passions of your customers; into successfull business enterprises that allow the adventure tourism enterpreneur the opportunity to take their own passion to a whole new level and profit as well.

If you have an idea and the imagination to face the challange, then this course will prove invaluable

Anyone studying this course would do well to consider additional Careerline courses such as ecotour guiding, ecotour management, Bushcraft and wilderness activities, Tourism I and II, Travel photography or complimentary studies such as hotel or bed and breakfast management, food preperation, bar service, event management and importantly; entrepenurship or starting a small business

One of our Careerline consultants has a lifetime of knowledge in this field and will be more than happy to advise on courses and business viability.

Attractive discounts apply for multiple course pathways.

Lessons:

There are 8 lessons in this course:

1. Scope and nature of Adventure tourism
Introduction
Historical Themes
Adventure Tourism Experiences
Motivating Factors for Adventure Tourism
Adventure Activities
Limitations and Risks
Artifical Environments
Non-Physical Adventure Tourism

2. The Product - Sources & Types
Types of Adventure Tourism
Types of Adventure Locations
New Zealand
Iceland
India
Africa
Namibia
Brazil
Information Sources

3. Management
Issues
Adventure Tour Operators
Retail Travel Agents
Accommodation Establishments
Transport-to destination and within destination
Adventure Ground Handlers
Media-guide books, travel writers, magazines
Marketing
Seasonal Fluctuations
Marketing Tools

4. The Customer
Adventure Tour Customers
Market Sector
Tourist Motivation
Conservation Tourism
Adventure Tourism Behaviour
Risk Taking
Ecotourism
Customer Expectations

5. Locations & Facilities - Artificial environments
Artifical Environment Tourism
Artifical Adventure Environments
Advancements in Adventure Developments
Examples
Classification

6. Locations & Facilities - Natural
Natural Environments
Adventure Tourism in Natural Environments
Wildlife Tourism
Nature-based Tourism in Antarctica
Ecotourism
Benefits of Nature-based Tourism
Nature Based Ecotourism
Locations and Destinations
Drawbacks and Advantages of Developing Facilities in Wilderness Areas

7. Ethics, Sustainability and Environmental impacts
Introduction
Social and Cultural Impacts
Environmental Impacts
Economic Impacts

8. Risk management & Insurance
Some Categories of Risk
Risk Management Strategies & Plans
Assessing the Risk
Crisis Management
Insurance

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

Course Code: BTR302
Duration: 100 hours
Qualification: Certificate
Exam: Optional

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This session is taught online

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

Online

Price: $693.00

 

Notes:

International: $630.00 AUD
Australia: $693.00 AUD
(Includes GST)


The teachers

Careerline Courses is an online school delivering education and networking opportunities no matter where in the world...

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Careerline Courses is an online school delivering education and networking opportunities no matter where in the world you are.
Having been involved in the delivery of online courses for as long as the delivery of online courses has been technologically possible; company director Honor McGregor has finally taken the bull by the horns (or the server by the wires) and set up Careerline Courses. Careerline Courses offers material that has been developed over thirty years, and tested on thousands of students around the world, in a manner that is fresh and easy for students to engage with.  
Careerline Courses is a techno savvy online course provider, offering short courses certificates and diplomas in pretty much every subject you could want. This includes; IT, Horticulture, Hydroponics, Anatomy, Zoo Keeping, Creative Writing, Journalism, Photography, Wedding Planning, Business Management, Psychology, Animal Health, Agriculture and much more. You can study from home at your own pace no matter where in the world you are.  
 

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