How to Become a Tour Guide

How to Become a Tour Guide


Discover how to enter the hospitality sector and take on one of the flagship roles as you learn How to Become a Tour Guide. Whether it is a day excursion or long-haul trip, holidaymakers rely on their designated operative to ensure that their activities go smoothly. You can attain the skills and mindset to take on this role and launch yourself into a career filled with travel and unique opportunities.              

This Tour Guide training provides all of the information and recommendations you’ll need to succeed in this competitive business area. You will be taught how to engage with customers, speak confidently in public, search for a role suited to your personality, deal with complaints and problems, and immerse yourself in different cultures. The coaching also guides you on how to start your own tour business or become a local guide.  

This tutorial is an excellent way to appreciate this lucrative business field and understand how to excel in it.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised CPD accredited certification. You can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at the cost of £9 and Hard Copy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring professional or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge.

The How to Become a Tour Guide is fully available to anyone, and no previous qualifications are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Introduction
Welcome to the Course 00:02:00
Who am I? 00:02:00
What are You Going to Learn? 00:11:00
Section 02: The Tourism Industry
Trends 00:04:00
Different Kinds of Jobs 00:11:00
Definition 00:01:00
Different Tour 00:01:00
Pay 00:04:00
Section 03: Engaging with Customer
Who are Your Customers? 00:05:00
Creating Great Experiences 00:12:00
How I Got Hundreds of Five Star Review 00:07:00
Tips & Tricks 00:03:00
How to Get People Like You 00:07:00
Section 04: Public Speaking
Easier than You Think 00:02:00
Charisma 00:10:00
Practical Exercise 00:05:00
Tips & Tricks 00:04:00
Voice Exercise 00:04:00
Section 05: What to Talk about on Tour
What to Talk about 00:15:00
How to Prepare Quickly for New Destination 00:08:00
Use Your Own Interest 00:01:00
Where to Find Fun Information 00:02:00
Section 06: Finding a Job
Different Kinds of Jobs 00:02:00
Different Kinds of Organisation 00:04:00
Different Kinds of Tourist 00:03:00
What Do You Want? 00:02:00
How to Improve Your Chances of Finding a Job 00:08:00
How to Create Experience 00:02:00
Example Cover Letter 00:03:00
Job Interviews 00:09:00
Section 07: Problems on the Roads
Hospital and Injury 00:05:00
Change of Plants 00:03:00
How to Handle Customer Complains 00:01:00
Bad News 00:04:00
Difficult People 00:05:00
Finding Your Way 00:02:00
Section 08: Different Destination
Dealing with Languages 00:05:00
Dealing with Tourism Professional 00:05:00
Different Cultures 00:04:00
Tips and Money 00:02:00
Commissions 00:04:00
Section 09: Starting You Own Tourism Business
Pros and Cons 00:05:00
Roadmap to Success 00:07:00
How I Did It 00:03:00
How My Boss Did It 00:03:00
Section 10: Becoming a Local Guide
What is the Job? 00:02:00
Local Laws 00:02:00
Learn Your History 00:03:00
Learn by Doing 00:01:00
Make Connection 00:02:00
Section 11: Your First Trip
Checklist What to Take 00:02:00
Meeting the Group 00:02:00
Introducing Yourself 00:02:00
First Info 00:02:00
Tour Busses 00:02:00
Checking into a Hotel 00:02:00
Dinner 00:01:00
Normal Days 00:06:00
Last Day 00:03:00
Section 12: Crash Course in Art History
Classical Culture 00:06:00
Middle Ages 00:06:00
Symbolism 00:05:00
Renaissance 00:05:00
Baroque 00:09:00
Neoclassicism 00:02:00
Romanticism 00:02:00
From Impressionism to Now 00:06:00
Section 13: Creating Websites and Advertising
Easy Way to Start a Website 00:04:00
Search Engine Optimisation 00:04:00
Booking System 00:02:00
Advertising 00:02:00
Review Sites 00:02:00
Assignment – How to Become a Tour Guide 00:00:00

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