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We are now recruiting for the Northern Highlands Green Badge course, which is being run in conjunction with the University of the Highlands and Islands. 



What is special about this course?

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.


Special features

  • 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 a residential weekend for assessment


Entry requirements

  • 2 Scottish Highers at grade C or above
  • 1 A level at grade C or above.
  • Applicants with other relevant qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis


For further information and to apply, visit the University of the Highlands and Islands website.