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Level 1 Flat Water (Canoe/Kayak)

December 14, 2018 | Category =
Canoe

This course is designed for teachers and outdoor recreation instructors.

Australian Canoeing Flat Water Guide assessment (Canoe OR Kayak). Successful completion of assessments will ensure teachers meet the Department of Education activity-specific skills based requirements for paddling in closed water, as outlined within the Paddling Procedures (in addition to a First Aid Certificate and Rescue Qualification).

Participants are required to attend one date only. Please choose either the 13th or 14th of December.

What is included:

  • The assessment will be conducted by Paddling WA. It is assumed that all participants have paddling experience and flat-water skills as per the Paddle Australia Qualification Scheme which has been emailed to you. Please contact GSCORE if you have any questions.
  • Canoes and PFDs. Please note: if you need to be assessed for Australian Canoeing Flat Water Guide Kayak, you will need to bring your own kayak. Camp Quaranup have made their canoes available for all canoe assessments.
  • Tea/coffee and water.

What you need to bring:

  • Lunch and snacks. Please note that catering will not be provided and there is no store nearby.
  • Suitable clothes for paddling (e.g. shorts, T-shirt, rashie)
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal water bottle

Level 1 Flat Water (Canoe or Kayak)

December 13, 2018 | Category =
Canoe

This course is designed for teachers and outdoor recreation instructors.

Australian Canoeing Flat Water Guide assessment (Canoe OR Kayak). Successful completion of assessments will ensure teachers meet the Department of Education activity-specific skills based requirements for paddling in closed water, as outlined within the Paddling Procedures (in addition to a First Aid Certificate and Rescue Qualification).

Participants are required to attend one date only. Please choose either the 13th or 14th of December.

What is included:

  • The assessment will be conducted by Paddling WA. It is assumed that all participants have paddling experience and flat-water skills as per the Paddle Australia Qualification Scheme which has been emailed to you. Please contact GSCORE if you have any questions.
  • Canoes and PFDs. Please note: if you need to be assessed for Australian Canoeing Flat Water Guide Kayak, you will need to bring your own kayak. Camp Quaranup have made their canoes available for all canoe assessments.
  • Tea/coffee and water.

What you need to bring:

  • Lunch and snacks. Please note that catering will not be provided and there is no store nearby.
  • Suitable clothes for paddling (e.g. shorts, T-shirt, rashie)
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal water bottle

Level 0 Orienteering Coaching

December 12, 2018 | Category =
compass map orienteering

This course is for school teachers and outdoor recreation instructors. Successful completion of this course will ensure teachers meet the Department of Education activity specific skills based requirements for orienteering, as outlined within the Bushwalking and Orienteering Procedures (in addition to a First Aid Certificate).

What is included:

  • The training and assessment will be conducted by Albany and Denmark Hinterland Orienteering Club (ADHOC) on behalf of Orienteering WA.
  • Tea/coffee and water.

What you need to bring:

  • Lunch and snacks. Please note that catering will not be provided and there is no store nearby.
  • Suitable clothes for running around in the bush (long pants, enclosed shoes)
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal water bottle
  • Clipboard
  • Two different coloured pens (black, red or blue biros)
  • A4 Plastic Sheet protector (in case of rain)

Level 0 Orienteering Coaching

December 7, 2018 | Category =
compass map orienteering

This course is for school teachers and outdoor recreation instructors. Successful completion of this course will ensure teachers meet the Department of Education activity specific skills based requirements for orienteering, as outlined within the Bushwalking and Orienteering Procedures (in addition to a First Aid Certificate).

What is included:

  • The training and assessment will be conducted by Albany and Denmark Hinterland Orienteering Club (ADHOC) on behalf of Orienteering WA.
  • Tea/coffee and water.

What you need to bring:

  • Lunch and snacks. Please note that catering will not be provided and there is no store nearby.
  • Suitable clothes for running around in the bush (long pants, enclosed shoes)
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal water bottle
  • Clipboard
  • Two different coloured pens (black, red or blue biros)
  • A4 Plastic Sheet protector (in case of rain)

Sharing your Tourism Story on Social Media (Porongurup)

November 6, 2018 | Category =
workshop flyer Porongurup tourism

Stories are a great way to connect with your customers and spread the word about your amazing tourism business.

This FULL Day workshop examines the growth in experiential travel and explores how you can share your unique story with your guests. The workshop offers hands on learning and practical industry examples of how you can use the power of storytelling to market your business and capture the imagination and attention of your customers. Staff from Australia’s South West (ASW) will conduct a hands-on training session on using Facebook and Instagram to help you share your stories online.

Turning Tourism Products into Extraordinary Experiences (Porongurup)

October 19, 2018 | Category =
workshop flyer Porongurup tourism

Do you want to learn how to take your tourism product and turn it into an awe-inspiring, positive, word-of-mouth, holiday-of-a-lifetime experience?

This half-day workshop examines the growth in experiential travel and why it is the fastest growing sector of the tourism economy. Discover new methods to make personal connections with your customers. Create experiences that are inherently personal, engage their senses and connect on an emotional, physical and spiritual or intellectual level.

This workshop covers a step-by-step approach to creating authentic experiences that resonate with your customers long after they have departed. Join us to learn:

  • What experiential travel is and why it has value
  • What visitors most want to experience and understand how to present customized experience opportunities
  • How to stimulate your customer’s five senses and establish a “WOW!” moment

Places in the workshop are limited.

Cost $25 (incl. GST). Register by 15 October using this link to Eventbrite

About the Trainer:

Lenore Lyons has over 25 years of experiences as a trainer and public speaker. She has spent the last twelve years working in the tourism industry, including extensive experience in visitor servicing, destination management, and tourism marketing. Together with her husband, FACET Golden Guide winner Dr Dave, she established a tour company that was inducted into the WA Tourism Hall of Fame and won two medals at the QANTAS National Tourism Awards. Lenore is passionate about sharing her experiences and helping others to grow successful businesses.

This workshop is supported by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) and the ANZ Seeds Fund, and the Great Southern Centre for Outdoor Recreation Excellence (GSCORE).

Turning Tourism Products into Extraordinary Experiences (Kojonup)

August 30, 2018 | Category =

Do you want to learn how to take your tourism product and turn it into an awe-inspiring, positive, word-of-mouth, holiday-of-a-lifetime experience?

This half-day workshop examines the growth in experiential travel and why it is the fastest growing sector of the tourism economy. Discover new methods to make personal connections with your customers. Create experiences that are inherently personal, engage their senses and connect on an emotional, physical and spiritual or intellectual level.

This workshop covers a step-by-step approach to creating authentic experiences that resonate with your customers long after they have departed. Join us to learn:

  • What experiential travel is and why it has value
  • What visitors most want to experience and understand how to present customized experience opportunities
  • How to stimulate your customer’s five senses and establish a “WOW!” moment

Places in the workshop are limited. Cost $25 (incl. GST). Register by 28 August using this link to Eventbrite

NOTE: The workshop is part of a 12 week Mentoring Program. If you are interested in being involved in the FREE mentoring program, please contact GSCORE.

 

About the Trainer:

Lenore Lyons has over 25 years of experiences as a trainer and public speaker. She has spent the last twelve years working in the tourism industry, including extensive experience in visitor servicing, destination management, and tourism marketing. Together with her husband, FACET Golden Guide winner Dr Dave, she established a tour company that was inducted into the WA Tourism Hall of Fame and won two medals at the QANTAS National Tourism Awards. Lenore is passionate about sharing her experiences and helping others to grow successful businesses.

This workshop is supported by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) and the ANZ Seeds Fund, the Shire of Kojonup, Kojonup Visitor Centre, and the Great Southern Centre for Outdoor Recreation Excellence (GSCORE).

Extraordinary Experiences Mentoring Program

July 20, 2018 | Category =
GSCORE training workshop experience development

Do you have a great idea for a tourism business?

Are you looking to expand your tourism business into new markets?

Do you want to learn how to harness the power of customer emotions to grow your business?

The “Turning Good Ideas into Extraordinary Experiences” mentoring program will help new and existing tourism business owners to take their tourism product and turn it into an awe-inspiring, positive, word-of-mouth, holiday-of-a-lifetime experience.

In this 12-week mentoring program, you will work with tourism industry professionals to create memorable tourism products. Through workshops and one-on-one mentoring sessions you will address the following topics:

  • Customer emotions – how do they FEEL about your product?
  • Stimulating the five senses
  • What is your “WOW!” moment?
  • Who is your ideal customer?
  • Developing “buyer personas”
  • What stories best connect with your customers?
  • Using different storytelling techniques to capture your customer’s imagination

Supported by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) and the ANZ Seeds Fund, this mentoring program is open to business owners (or aspiring business owners) whose business activities are based in the hinterland shires of the Great Southern (Broomehill-Tambellup, Cranbrook, Denmark, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Katanning, Kent, Kojonup, Plantagenet, Woodanilling).

The program begins 20 August 2018 and runs for 12 weeks. Participants must commit to attending three half-day face-to-face workshops and six mentoring sessions (telephone and/or video-conferencing).

Places in the program are limited and participants will be selected through a competitive process. To register your interest in participating in the program, please complete the attached GSCORE_Experience_Mentoring_Program_Application_Form.

Applications close 5pm on 3 August 2018.

To find out more about the program, please contact Dr Lenore Lyons, GSCORE Executive Director on (08) 9892 0113 or info@gscore.com.au.

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