Nature Interpretation & Tour Administration Program Offered at Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute

Certificate 9 months Fulltime Fee: Kshs 110,000 Intake: Ongoing

Certificate (Accredited by: Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute)

About Nature Interpretation & Tour Administration Certificate program.

Nature Interpretation and Tour Administration program is for individuals who are passionate about the natural environment and enjoy sharing that passion with others.

Trainees are taught skills that are needed to function as tourism interpretation officers. This skills include:

  • Ability to teach visitors of all ages about nature and the significance of the cultural heritage sites in museums, national parks and other areas of interest.
  • Raise awareness and promote an understanding of the environment to different audiences such as schools, colleges, businesses, community groups and the general public.
  • Give presentations, run workshops, conduct guided walks and tours, work on local environmental conservation projects, produce and distribute learning materials for students as well as managing budgets and supervising staff.
  • Prepare plans, reports, press releases and educational material.
  • Liaise with schools, businesses, community groups, and other local organisations.
  • Organise school visits.
  • Fundraise 
  • Manage budgets and allocate funding
  • Supervise and train staff/volunteers

Interested candidates are requested to send their filled application forms including copies of academic certificates, testimonials where applicable, and copies of national ID/passport or birth certificate.

Objectives of Nature Interpretation & Tour Administration

Nature Interpretation and Tour Administration students learn how to prepare nature education and interpretation tours, in an effort to create awareness and promote biodiversity, conservation, and eco-tourism.

Graduates of this course are able to provide wildlife education and extension services to the public for their support in wildlife conservation. This contributes to the overall KWS mandate in terms of enhancing wildlife conservation, protection, and management, improving KWS’s linkages, recognition, and relationships with stakeholders.

Entry requirements for Nature Interpretation & Tour Administration

  • D (Plain) or
  • D- (Minus) with 3 years working experience in a relevant field

About Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute

The Kenya Wildlife Services Training Institute (KWSTI) was established following provisions of the wildlife policy contained in the sessional paper No 3 of 1975, ‘Statement of the Future of Wildlife Management Policy in Kenya’ (Republic of Kenya 1975). The sessional paper spelt out a need to build capacity in view of ... read more