Two Year Instructor Training Program
Full Time - Lac Du Bonnet, Manitoba
This new and exciting program focuses on building the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in any environment and in any situation. We focus on leadership to develop you into a confident Instructor. Consider the Instructor Training Program if you have wanted to explore new opportunities for your career in the outdoor field. You will strengthen your understanding of plants, animals, natural and man-made resources. You will be introduced to the skills necessary to succeed in the wilderness through practical hands-on classroom activities, and close interactions with our experienced faculty, and industry partners. You will develop leadership and critical thinking skills that will prepare you to make a valuable contribution to the industry of your choice.
Some courses will focus on theoretical foundations, others will emphasize application of knowledge. Group projects are integral to many courses offered in this program. You can build a career with Parks Canada, Wildland Fire Fighters, Search and Rescue, Park Ranger, Camp Councilor, Land Based Program Coordinator, hunting guide, TV safety and survivor consultant, or you can chart your own path in business and become an entrepreneur.
Successful candidates require good communication skills, an aptitude for problem-solving, and the ability to interact effectively with people. The workload in the program is significant and diverse and effective time management skills are essential. Person must be at least 18 years of age and be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. An up to date Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check is required before course enrollment.