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15 Sep 2023

The team from Whistler Adventure School (WAS), which recently became the only centre in Canada accredited to offer Cytech technical three, is to deliver a series of free sessions in Scotland,...

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Canadian Cytech Training Partner visiting Scotland to advise on careers in adventure tourism

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The team from Whistler Adventure School (WAS), which recently became the only centre in Canada accredited to offer Cytech technical three, is to deliver a series of free sessions in Scotland, some at ACT member shops including Biketrax in Edinburgh and Skyline Cycles in Aberdeen, talking about careers in adventure tourism and the courses delivered at WAS, including Cytech training.

WAS Study Abroad

The team will be sharing information about studying abroad including obtaining a visa to study and work in Whistler, Canada, school programs, experiential learning opportunities and about living in the mountain resort town of Whistler.

Shelley Quinn, General Manager of WAS, will introduce attendees to the institution, which already attracts students from around the world, united by a passion for the great outdoors and the mountains.

Neil Brown will join Shelley and will share engaging stories and insights into the job market in the outdoor sector. Neil is a mountain guide with over 20 years of experience in the industry as a heliski, alpine and bike guide. He will outline what skills are in demand and how the school can prepare students for a successful career.

The information sessions are free. To find dates, venues and to reserve a place, click the button below.

 

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