First Nations Cultural Tourism Certificate Program
This certificate program will provide a foundation in tourism, interpretation, Interior First Nations Culture, and natural history. It will prepare students for employment in the growing Aboriginal Tourism Industry.
- Grade 12 or equivalent with a letter grade of C or above.
- Students who have not completed Grade 12 may gain entry as Mature Students if they are at least 19 years of age on the first day of the term and have been out of the regular school system for at least one year. Any students wishing to be considered for admission as a Mature Student must consult with Valemount College before submitting an application, whereupon they make take a Placement Assessment or a Prior Learning and Recognition Assessment.
|Course No.||Course||Credits||# of Hours|
|T100||Introduction to Tourism||3||45|
|FN101||First Nations Tourism||3||45|
|T101||Natural and Cultural Interpretation||2||30|
|FN103||First Nations Heritage Recovery and Interpretation||3||45|
|FN102||Interior First Nations Culture and History||3||45|
To complete the program, students must successfully complete 24 credits of course work over 24 weeks.
Tuition & Costs Estimate
Costs indicated are estimates for a 100% course load per year, unless otherwise noted. Additional fees may also include necessary equipment, supplies, or field trips not included in these estimates.
While we do our best to share accurate and timely fee information, changes may occur.
* Costs shown are for domestic applicants only.
Equipment: costs for clothing, personal gear, and books vary. Students may spend up to $2000.
If an Admissions Assessment Exam is required, a fee of $75.00 is required.
- Lectures 9
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 24 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 32
- Assessments Yes
- B103 – Leadership Basics
- B112 – Interpersonal Skills
- B113 – Public Speaking
- FN101 – First Nations Tourism
- FN102 – Interior First Nations Culture and History
- FN103 – First Nations Heritage Recovery and Interpretation
- R103 – Natural History
- T100 – Introduction to Tourism
- T101 – Natural and Cultural Interpretation