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Hazelton, Kitimat, Masset, Smithers, Skidegate, Prince Rupert, Terrace, British Columbia, Canada



Class IV

A Class 4 Drivers License permits the holder to drive a vehicle with seating up to 25 persons. As such, it is essential for driving groups of clients as part of an Adventure Tourism business operation and therefore a valuable asset for the student in the job market. Students will be encouraged to pursue this certification, however, it will not be examined as part of the program overall mark. Students must ensure that they meet all prerequisites of this professional license.

Cross Cultural Tourism

This course is designed to increase the awareness and sensitivity of participants to their own and other cultures. The course develops knowledge and demonstrable skills in cross cultural settings. Issues related to cultural sustainability within contexts of tourism will be discussed.




Risk Management

The delivery and continued success of all Adventure Tourism activities pivots around one focus, safety. The continuing viability of the Adventure Tourism Industry depends on a zero-tolerance approach to accidents and a philosophy of complete safety to eliminate real risk. Yet by the same token, the perceived risk found within these activities is one of the main attractions for the client. How then do we balance the perceived risk with real risk to meet customer expectations and remain accident free? This module will aim to answer this question through an analytical process of identif... [Read More]

Cultural Heritage Tourism

This course will discuss some of the wide range of cultural heritage assets, which are, or could become, viable tourist attractions in the northwest and elsewhere. The importance of using effective, accurate and positive interpretation skills will be emphasized. All aspects of cultural heritage tourism will be examined in the parameters of sustainability.

Canoeing

This course introduces the students to basic flat water canoeing as a foundation for Coastal Canoeing and the BCRCA Flatwater Instructors course. This course meets the standards of the Recreational Canoeing Association of BC and students will be expected to meet BCRCA standards for Advanced Tandem Paddling (Basic Flatwater 3).

Taxation

An introductory course in Canadian income tax covering: the computation of income from employment, from business and from property, including capital gains and losses, as well as capital cost allowances, computation of taxable income for individuals, partnerships and corporations.

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