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Do you want to work
as a Local Tour Guide?
This is the right course for you. 

Tour Guide
Training Course  


cruise ships calls in


With approx. 150 cruise calls to Sørlandet this summer, we need more tour guides in the following languages:

German, Italian, Spanish, English, French and Dutch.

This Guide Course leads to:

Certification as a Local Cruise Guide

Being included in our recruitment database

Job opportunities already from April

01 March - 31 March 2022

Course price 

Price: 1495 NOK

Mandatory First Aid Course included.

Online sessions

Tuesdays and Thursdays


Field trips 

Saturdays 09.30 – 16.30

(05, 12 and 26 March)

Meeting Point: Kristiansand

One month





summer job opportunity

You are eager to promote our region? Fluent in one or more languages in addition to Norwegian? Love to interact and share experiences with people from all over the world? This course is not only an excellent opportunity to learn more about our beautiful region, but also to add some extra income while using your new skills.

It`s specially suited for:
- students and in search for summer work.
- tour guides/tour leaders but need to freshen up your knowledge.
- people with some free time wanting to learn something new. 

Tour Guides leading shore excursions for the cruise industry hold the guest experience in their hands and are required to give a fun and engaging experience, while managing any challenging situations that might come up.

Whether you are seasoned tour guide or working to become one, this interactive program gives you the opportunity to learn exactly what makes an excellent Tour Guide, and the skills to turn that knowledge into a practical reality when guiding cruise shore excursions






The course includes lessons on the most important topics for tour guides and ends with a written and practical assessment. 

Topics Include: General Norwegian and Sørlandet History. Introduction to the Cruise Industry, Hospitality & Service Excellence, Presentation, Storytelling and Interpretation, Difficult Situations and Risk Management

Arranged in close cooperation with Agder Guide.

If you have questions,please contact us at: 

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