6532 Outdoor sport and recreational guides
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Lead statementOutdoor sport and recreational guides organize and conduct trips or expeditions for sports enthusiasts, adventurers, tourists and resort guests. They are employed by private companies and resorts or may be self-employed.
- fishing guide
- hot air balloonist
- mountain climbing guide
- rafting guide
- hunting guide
- canoeing guide
- outdoor guide
- dude wrangler
- Knowledge of a particular terrain or body of water, demonstrated ability in the guided activity and relevant licences and certifications are required for employment in this group.
- Hot air balloon pilots require completion of 10 hours of ground school, 16 hours of pilot-in-command experience and a Balloon Pilot Licence issued by Transport Canada. Additional hours of pilot-in-command experience may be required by some employers.
- Certification in first aid and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) may be required.
- Outdoor sport and recreational guides usually work on a seasonal basis.
- Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness
- Tour and travel guides