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The Arctic Adventurer – Do you have it in you? Could you see yourself as an adventure guide in the Arctic’s wild nature? Are you at your best when you lead and inspire people in the outdoors, giving them the experience of their life? If you want to spend more time in the most awesome and challenging, yet vulnerable nature imaginable, you can stop looking. With the one-year Arctic Nature Guide-education in Spitsbergen, we guarantee you a year of adventures. Followed by a working life of outdoors, where you meet nature every day, in every way. What’s there not to love?

Safe Guiding in the Arctic, Value-based Guiding and Teaching Arctic Nature and Arctic safety and field leadership are courses taught throughout the whole of the academic year. They are mainly practically oriented, but also includes a theoretical approach. Safe Guiding in the Arctic and Value-based Guiding and Teaching Arctic Nature includes field trips of longer and shorter durations in the varied Arctic nature throughout the year. Arctic safety and field leadership comprises concentrated courses in arctic safety as Polarbear safety, Arctic First aid, sea ice navigation, navigation and communication, using a Zodiac and a snow scooter. Planning risk analysis, HSE, quality assurance and situational leadership.

The History of Svalbard taught during two weeks in the beginning of the second semester. The point of departure of the course is the gradual colonization and exploration of the circumpolar Arctic from pre-historic times until the modern period.

Term 10 ects 10 ects 10 ects
1. sem
AS-203 Arctic Safety and Field Leadership, 14 ects (UNIS)
FRI-2580 Safe guiding in the Arctic
FRI-2581 Value-based Guiding and Teaching in Arctic Nature
2. sem
AS-203 Arctic Safety and Field Leadership, 14 ects (UNIS)
SH-201 The History of Svalbard, 6 ects (UNIS)
FRI-2580 Safe guiding in the Arctic
FRI-2581 Value-based Guiding and Teaching in Arctic Nature

Knowledge

  • Have broad theoretical knowledge of topics related to safe travel and stay in the Arctic nature.
  • Have theoretical knowledge about the leadership and hostmanship of groups in the nature based on relevant research.
  • Have theoretical knowledge essential in nature-based tourism, experience production, friluftsliv and eco-philosophy.
  • Understand the nature, culture, history and the geopolitical conditions in the polar region.

Skills

  • Have skills, methods and routines for safe travel and stay in the Arctic nature.Have learned methods and through practice and guidance have achieved personal development aimed at being a host, mediator and leader of groups in nature. Be able to identify methods to facilitate and impart knowledge, values and good nature experiences.
  • Have acquired adequate skills to be able to convey arctic nature and culture to their guests.

General competence

  • Be aware of the requirements concerning the skills and competence they must possess as a nature guide in order to lead groups in a varied Arctic nature.
  • Be aware of the responsibility nature guides have when leading groups in a demanding arctic nature.
  • Have reflected on their own values in relation to experiencing nature, friluftsliv, nature guiding role and commercial tourism.
  • Be aware of what role nature guides can play as ambassadors and friends of the vulnerable Arctic environment with regard to interaction with the guest.

1. Higher Education Entrance Qualification and certified language requirements in English.

2. In addition, you must hold a driving licence, category B (passenger car, etc.) or category S (snowmobile) valid in Norway.

For more information, see EEA Regulations: (http://www.vegvesen.no/en/Driving+licences/About+Driving+licences/Permission+to+drive/permission-to-drive-and-driver-training-in-norway?WT.ac=engelsk-forside-knapp-permission-to-drive-130613)

3. Relevant practical experience requirements

Relevant practical experience for admission to the Arctic Nature Guide program is:

– Work experience as a nature guide, equivalent to a minimum 6 months full time/100 % Or

– Work experience as an officer, outdoor leader or teacher, equivalent to a minimum 6 months full time/100 %

Experience from active outdoor life (eg. volunteer as instructor in winter sport or outdoor life, participation in expeditions or organized outdoor activity, experience as glacier- or climbing instructor) or education in outdoor life can replace lack of work experience. All experience must be equivalent to a minimum 6 months full time/100% and must be documented with valid reference letter.

All work experience, must be documented with a valid employment reference letter.

Please note that the testimonial shall include the dates of starting and ending the employment/activity and the weekly hours of employment/activity.

Limited number of places each fall.

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