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Professional development courses

IA Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development Workshops are held frequently by IA, our partner organisations, or sometimes by members.
Please check the events section for details.

Other courses are listed below. If you know of a workshop or course that is not listed, please contact us so that we can include it.


Professional Development Workshops

Flinders University interpretation courses

Macquarie University


The Graduate School of the Environment runs short courses on Heritage Interpretation and Communication.


University of Tasmania

As part of the Bachelor of Tourism, UTAS includes a unit on Interpretation for Tourism


Certificate III & Certificate IV in Guiding

Sydney TAFE Travel and Tourism is the nationally recognised award winning provider of travel and tourism training and has been providing high quality training for over 40 years. Our guiding courses are highly respected and developed with input and training provided by highly qualified and experienced guides.

Our 12 week Certificate lll and subsequent 6 week Certificate IV in Guiding is your stepping stone to a qualification that is nationally and industry recognised. Many highly successful guides have completed these two boutique courses. For those people interested the next offering courses starts on Monday 13 July. The costs commence from $240.

Please visit the Sydney TAFE website

or contact Garry Hartley +61 2 9217 5211 or

For those already working as guides we offer you the opportunity of gaining recognition of your skills and knowledge. Please contact Garry for more information on this great recognition program.