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The Certified Assistant Guide course, delivered entirely online, teaches individuals wishing to be introduced to a career in the ecotourism field the fundamentals of wilderness guiding. This course is also recommended to outdoor enthusiasts wishing to gain more in depth wilderness knowledge. The version of this course focuses on environments north of  the 45th parallel.

This online course is designed for PAWGI Certified Specialized Guides wishing to seek certification as PAWGI Certified Wilderness Instructors, and thus, teach all levels of professional PAWGI courses up to Certified Specialized Guides.

The Certified Assistant Guide course, delivered entirely online, teaches individuals wishing to be introduced to a career in the ecotourism field the fundamentals of wilderness guiding. This course is also recommended to outdoor enthusiasts wishing to gain more in depth wilderness knowledge. The version of this course focuses on environments north of  the 45th parallel, and more specifically, Scandinavia.

This Bear Safety course is recommended for any individual who lives, play, or work in bear country. The course also meets the requirements of the PAWGI Bear Safety specialization for Certified Wilderness Guides and above.

The Wildlife Specialization course for caribou is one of the wildlife courses required to acquire the PAWGI Wildlife specialization, and is geared towards PAWGI certified Wilderness Guides and above.

The Wildlife Specialization course for bears is one of the wildlife courses required to acquire the PAWGI Wildlife specialization, and is geared towards PAWGI certified Wilderness Guides and above.

The Wildlife Specialization course for wolves is one of the wildlife courses required to acquire the PAWGI Wildlife specialization, and is geared towards PAWGI certified Wilderness Guides and above.

This online hunting for food course is developped for PAWGI Certified Wilderness Guides and above, wishing to develop their hunting skills, and/or to acquire a specialization. The course is also ideal for any individual interested in being introduced to hunting.

This online course is designed for PAWGI Certified Wilderness Guides wishing to operate in Kluane National Park and Reserve (KNPR), Yukon Territory, Canada, and/or wishing to obtain a National Park specialization. The course is also geared towards outdoor enthusiasts wanting to expand their knowledge of this UNESCO World Heritage site. The course covers federal legislation, commercial operations, as well as cultural, historical, and natural interpretation.

This course is our Basic Survival course, and also the optional online module of our Disaster Survival Course. This course is designed to teach any individual the fundamentals of survival in an outdoor/wilderness enviroment. The version of this course focuses on environments north of  the 45th parallel.

The wilderness fitness and nutrition courses are designed and offered in collaboration with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), as well as the Professional Association of Wilderness Guides and Instructors (PAWGI). They focus on nutrition and fitness knowledge in order to become fit, and in order to remain fit specifically in a wilderness environment.