WCA Responsible Whale Watching Guide and Marine Educator Training Courses

This year, the World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) is holding two intensive 5-day training courses to become a certified WCA Responsible Whale Watching Guide or Marine Educator. The dates of the two courses are outlined below:

Monday 13th August to Friday 17th August 2018 (Whale Watch Guide Course).

Monday 10th September to Friday 14th September (Marine Educators Course).

Location: WCA Headquarters, Brighton, UK

*WCA’s Responsible Whale Watching Guide Course*

Course modules will include:

  • Cetacean research onboard whale watching platforms (including citizen
    science initiatives).
  • Science interpretation and conservation messaging.
  • Communication and presentation skills training.
  • Responsible whale watching standards – understanding boat operators and

The courses will include:

  • WCA Responsible Whale Watcher course and certification.
  • Lectures and training from seasoned professionals.
  • Educational Activities.
  • Guide training.
  • Practical activities.
  • Final presentation/assessment.

After successful completion of the course, participants will be placed on a database of qualified guides from where WCA Partners and affiliates will be able to select suitable candidates for internship and guiding opportunities. Any successful placement will be subject to the terms and conditions of the WCA Partner or affiliate.

How to Apply

*Reserve your place*

For more info go to:


*Limited places available, so early application is strongly encouraged.

Please mention ConservationJobs.co.uk when enrolling in this Course!

Key Information

Start date:

13th August 2018 at 9:30am


World Cetacean Alliance




Conservation, Education, Marine Conservation, Nature & Wildlife, Sustainability


Brighton, United Kingdom

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