HPTC in Nature Guides

This course aims to form technicians to be able to carry out activities related to Ecology/Biology, in an autonomous manner or within a team; plan, manage and guide tourists through tours; plan and elaborate tourist animation activities in nature, contributing to the maintenance and improvement of the image of Portugal as a tourist destination, especially of Madeira Archipelago.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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DGES CODE:

1321 / T135 (INSTITUTION/DEGREE)

Duration of Studies:

4 SEMESTERS / 2 YEARS

NUMBER OF VANCANCIES AVAIABLE:

NOT AVAILABLE

This course aims to form technicians to be able to carry out activities related to Ecology/Biology, in an autonomous manner or within a team; plan, manage and guide tourists through tours; plan and elaborate tourist animation activities in nature, contributing to the maintenance and improvement of the image of Portugal as a tourist destination, especially of Madeira Archipelago.

DEGREE DIRECTOR

DGES CODE:

1321 / T135 (INSTITUTION/DEGREE)

DGES Registry:

AEF 812 R/Cr332/2015

Duration of Studies:

4 SEMESTERS / 2 YEARS

NUMBER OF VANCANCIES AVAIABLE:

NOT AVAILABLE

Career Opportunities and Employability

Working as a guide in Parks and Natural Reserves, as well as in Tourist Animation Companies and in Town Halls, planning and carrying out guided tours to tourists interested in Nature, providing them with quality information about the natural environment, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, as well as human population and architectural heritage; Following and guiding groups of people in sports events and adventures in nature; planning and promoting health and environmental well-being events; Participating and assisting in projects and in nature monitoring programs; Creating and participating in inventory work, census and plant and animal distribution; Working and collaborating in research projects within nature, related to both geological and biological resources;

Candidates

Possible Candidates:
- Holders of a High School Diploma or similar;
- Candidates that are over 23 years old, whose admission has been approved through the higher education special contest meant for students over 23;
- Holders of a Technological Specialisation course diploma, of a Higher Professional Technical Course diploma or of a Higher Education Degree.

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