Mountaineering experience is needed to work as a Mountain or Glacier Guide. Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. A course in outdoor recreation might be helpful.
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Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Sport, Fitness and Recreation VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
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