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Recognised Coures


Preliminary recognised Geo/Eco Tourism Courses (in alphabetical order)


 1. “Certificate in Eco-Tour (Theory of Nature Appreciation) (Part-time)”, “Certificate in Eco-Tour (Geopark – Volcanic Rock Landscape) (Part-time)” and “Certificate in Eco-Tour (Geopark – Sedimentary Rock Landscape) (Part-time)” under the Employees Retraining Board Skills Upgrading course; organisations offering such courses include:

• Aberdeen Kai-fong Welfare Association Limited ( https://www.aka.org.hk/ )
    Certificate in Eco-Tour (Theory of Nature Appreciation) (Part-time)

• The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions ( https://www.hkftustsc.org/ )
    Certificate in Eco-Tour (Theory of Nature Appreciation) (Part-time)
    Certificate in Eco-Tour (Geopark – Sedimentary Rock Landscape) (Part-time)
    Certificate in Eco-Tour (Geopark – Volcanic Rock Landscape) (Part-time)

2. "Professional Certificate in Geotourism" or "Certificate in Ecotourism" (Up to the 59th Class, June 2014 and from the 95th Class, August 2019) recognized by the Hong Kong Government Sustainable Fund; organisations offering such courses include:


• Hong Kong Ecotourism and Travels Professional Training Centre ( http://www.ettc.hk )

3. "Geoguide and Volunteer Training 2016" ; organisations offering such courses include:


• Environmental Association ( http://www.taipoea.org.hk/tpgeopark/)

 

 

Remark:  Courses on geology are different from those on geotourism and ecotourism. Prior approval by the R2G Secretariat is required for geotourism and ecotourism related courses not specified above.

 

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