19 years of age at the start of the program
Completion of the Adventure Guide Certificate
Application to the second year of the Adventure Guide Diploma in writing outlining the following:
Enclose a personal resume and cover letter explaining why you wish to move into the program and how the program will help you attain your goals.
Briefly outline the skills and experiences you gained in the Adventure Guide Certificate and how these have had a positive effect on your learning, leadership, professionalism, your peers, instructors and the program as a whole.
Include your summer work practicum plans and how they fit into your educational and career goals.
Fill out and submit an Outdoor Experience Log. This log should contain all outdoor experiences outside of course time during the past year.
The department will review and consider student transcripts and GPA for the last year.
Applicants are required to attend a Departmental Orientation session (in person or by phone), complete the Adventure Guide Diploma Application form, and attend an admissions interview.
English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)
Graduates work for many different kinds of adventure companies around the world. There are many businesses that are either owned by graduates of TRU, or are businesses that regularly employ graduates of our training programs.