ACS Distance Education UK
Qualification - Proficiency Award In Ecotourism BTR001
LEARN ABOUT ECOTOURISM -Self paced home study course This Proficiency Award was designed to develop your ability to establish, operate and manage an ecotourism enterprise and increase your knowledge on all aspects of running such a venture. The three courses within this award cover management of issues such as safety, legal consideratons, destinations, accommodation, and management issues, planning, organising and conducting ecotourism services (such as guiding and tours). You will also have the benefit of applying these learnt skills in a workplace or research projects and/or work experience. Comment from one of our Ecotourism students: "I am learning so much" J. Alderton
Qualification - Certificate in Ecotourism Business VTR011
START AND MANAGE A SUCCESSFUL ECOTOURISM ENTERPRISE This course provides an excellent foundation for establishing and operating a new or existing Ecotourism business. Not only to do you get to learn the exciting business of ecotourism guiding and management, but also the often overlooked but fundamental elements to running a successful business such as bookkeeping and marketing. These practical skills combined with an exciting choice in natural history topics such as marine biology, earth science, ornithology or electives such as adventure tourism and wilderness activities make this course a sure ticket to success.
Qualification - Foundation Diploma in Marine Studies and Ecotourism VTR018
Train in ecotourism and marine wildlife for great new career opportunities. If the 9 - 5 is not for you, why not open up a new world of interest and adventure in your work. Become a marine and ecotourism expert. This diploma level qualification provides you with an in depth knowledge of marine wildlife and ecotourism.
Ecotour Management BTR101
LEARN HOW TO ESTABLISH and OPERATE AN ECOTOURISM BUSINESS Tourism has become a boom industry in recent times and a major employer of recreationists in the country. Ecotourism has emerged out of a growing interest in outdoor adventure activities - from mountaineering to low impact bushwalking. Establishing such an enterprise requires an understanding of a wide range of issues including: legal considerations, safety, accommodation, the tour desk as a first point of contact, destinations, and management. This course develops your ability to establish and operate an ecotourism enterprise.
Ecotour Management BTR101
STUDY ECOTOUR MANAGEMENT ONLINE Expand your horizons, learn about managing ecotourism. Tourism has become a boom industry in recent times and a major employer of recreationists in the country. Ecotourism has emerged out of a growing interest in outdoor adventure activities - from mountaineering to low impact bushwalking. Establishing such an enterprise requires an understanding of a wide range of issues including legal considerations; safety; accommodation; the tour desk as a first point of contact; destinations; and management. This course develops your ability to establish and operate an ecotourism enterprise.
Tour Guide Skills for Ecotourism BTR301
ECOTOURISM ONLINE COURSE Develop your ability to organise and conduct ecotourism services including tours and activities. Learn to conduct guided tours, overnight walks and treks, or self guided interpretive walks. Ecotourism is an industry that has developed hugely in recent years. It reflects both of the aims of modern conservation: management of resources and protection of the environment. Modern ecotourism strives to be sustainable, so that the activities that are taking place can continue to do so. This course will introduce you to aspects of ecotourism such as guiding environmental awareness, planning tours,displays and interpretive aids, plant and animal interpretation. Comment from one of our Ecotourism students: "I am learning so much" J. Alderton
Ecotourism Tour Guide Course BTR301
LEARN TO BE A ECOTOURISM TOUR GUIDE This course develops your ability to organise and conduct ecotourism services including tours and activities. This could range from guided tours, overnight walks and treks, or self guided interpretive walks. Ecotourism is the combination of Ecology and Tourism. It is an industry that has developed hugely in recent years. It reflects both of the aims of modern conservation: husbandry of resources and protection of the environment. Modern ecotourism strives to be sustainable, so that the activities that are taking place can continue to do so. This course will introduce you to some of the aspects of ecotourism guiding including environmental awareness, planning tours,displays and interpretive aids, plant and animal interpretation.
Marine Biology I BEN103
BUILD YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND KNOWLEDGE OF MARINE BIOLOGY Learn about marine animals, plants and ecology If you are looking to work in the ecotourism industry, this course will help build your knowledge and understanding of marine biology. This is an introductory level course and will help you to be able to explain factors affecting marine environments and identify and understand a wide range of marine organisms. You will be introduced to a wide range of factors related to marine studies which include marine ecology systems, reef formation and function, marine organisms such as fish (including bony and cartilaginous), cephalopods and marine mamals, marine ecosystems and how human activity impacts on these.
Marine Studies I BEN103
Learn about Marine Environments and Animals Want to Work as a Marine Biologist, Research assistant, Tour Leader (ecotourism) or Diver? ACS student comment: I have appreciated and valued the feedback from my tutor and am thoroughly enjoying my course. Being a stay-at-home mum with another baby on the way I have also greatly appreciated the chance to be able to compelte the work at my own pace, as some weeks/months it's hard to find the time to do it. B Robson, Australia - Marine Studies 1 course. This is a terrific introduction to the field of marine biology. Develop a knowledge of marine life and ecology. The first two lessons deal with marine environments (weather, nutrient cycle, reefs, shallow and deep water environments, etc). Lessons 3 to 8 deal mostly with marine animals, particularly more complex animals, and the last lesson considers human impacts upon marine environments.
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Qualification - Associate Diploma In Hospitality and Tourism VTR002
Found a solid career in Hospitality and Tourism A sound foundation for a career in hospitality or tourism, either managing your own small business or in middle management in a larger organisation. This course is designed with a global focus, to provide broad based skills, and a capacity to adapt to change in what is a dynamic and rapidly changing industry. Content covered includes tourism I & II, ecotourism, facility management, hotel management, bar service, bed and breakfast management, supervision, bookkeeping, sales management and more, providing a practical and realistic blend of skills necessary for your success!
Qualification - Certificate in Horticulture (Nature Park Management) VHT002
Study for a Career in Nature Park Management This online course is aimed at people working in, or intending to work in, a range of nature parks - such as wildlife parks, national parks, reserves, ecotourism resorts, forests and other natural areas open to public use. Develop a foundation in plant identification and horticulture as well as a basic understanding of such things as botany, ecology, land care and rehabilitation, weed management, wildlife management, sustainability practices, and so forth. As we move into times of uncertainty with regards to climate change and plant and animal extinctions the need for people with the requisite skills in land management has never been stronger.