STGA Green Badge Course

Scottish Tourist Guides Association Green Badge course

The STGA Green Badge course is a regional course. Guides are trained for a specific operational area set by the STGA. The areas of training have been set up to ensure that sufficient guides are available in an area to meet the demands of the tourism industry.

Current Green Badge areas are the islands of Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles. Mainland areas are the Northern Highlands and the North East, Aberdeen and Environs.

Green Badge courses for Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles are currently under redevelopment. Further notice will be published when available.

The Northern Highlands Green Badge course for 2021 has been completed. This course is currently under review.

North East Scotland: History, Landscape, Culture and Economy

STGA Green Badge Guide Course
2022 Course

2022 Green Badge Training

2022 Green Badge training will currently focus on guide training for the North East, Aberdeen and Environs to enable a good supply of Guides to meet the needs of the tourism industry and to service the cruise ship market at the new Aberdeen deep-water, as well as Dundee harbour.

It was agreed to a total of 3 rounds of training in partnership with Aberdeen University streaming the Core Learning element of the course.

This course is open to all applicants that have completed or are working through the North-East Scotland: History, Landscape, Culture and Economy online course, which is delivered by the University of Aberdeen.

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