Tour Guide Training

This workshop is suitable for new or aspiring guides, or existing guides wanting to brush up their skills. It is suited to full-time, part-time, casual or volunteer guides in a range of diversified working environments. 

Learn to be a tour guide from the experts! This one-day course developed by award-winning touring and training organisation Global Gypsies conveys the basic principles of guiding in a fun and supportive environment. 

Through a combination of anecdotes, interactive activities, role plays and presentations, your two professional instructors, Jeremy Perks and Jan Barrie, will cover such topics as:

  • Logistics of running a tour
  • Developing and delivering quality narrative
  • How to engage your audience
  • Duty of care
  • Risk management
  • Starting your own small touring business
  • The importance of marketing
  • Designing and pricing a tour
  • What it takes to be a tour guide, and more!

Participants will receive a workbook and Certificate of Completion.

Global Gypsies has been running successful tours in Australia and overseas since 1997 and has been training tour guides for more than a decade. The company recently published an educational book entitled “How to Be an Award-Winning Tour Guide”.


To register for an upcoming Tour Guide Training workshop, click here.

If you would like to arrange a workshop for your business or destination contact Tourism Council WA on 9416 0700.