This unique one year SCQF level 7 programme aims to create fully trained Tourist Guides for the North Highlands area. Students will achieve a nationally recognised Scottish Tourist Guides Association (STGA) Green Badge qualification, along with qualifications in managing and promoting their own businesses, as part of a higher education qualification which can then be articulated into a number of University of the Highlands and Islands degrees. This course will appeal to those seeking to work in the tourism industry and those already working there who wish to upskill and gain recognised qualifications. You will gain a nationally recognised tourist guiding qualification. Learn from expert academic and tourist guide trainers from the North Highlands area. Access extensive virtual resources. Take part in residential weekends for assessment You will learn though video conference lectures and an online study via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE) comprising academic content; guide training; and virtual field trips.