Virtual Certified Interpretive Guide Training
The National Association for Interpretation's Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) program is designed for anyone in the interpretive field. Whether you're a new hire, a professional looking to refresh your skills, or beginning a second career, this course will aid you in improving your presentation techniques. The course combines the profession's theoretical foundations with practical strategies in delivering quality interpretive programming to visitors.
This virtual course includes:
- The history, definition, and principles of interpretation,
- Techniques on how to make your progrprograms purposeful, enjoyable, relevant, organized, and thematic,
- How to use tangible objects to connect your audience to intangible ideas and universal concepts, and
- The three certification requirements needed to obtain a CIG – open book CORE Literature Review exam, program outline, and a 10-minute interpretive presentation.
Time: 32 hours over two weeks
Cost: $230 for registration, $150 for optional certification
Capacity: 15 participants