Guide Course

The West Norway Guide Service offers a fully comprehensive, Self Study Correspondence Guide Course which prepares you for working for us as a guide for the summer season.  The course  includes : Self Study, Guided Visits and Practical Training,  everything you will need in your work as a guide.  It includes important basic information about Norway and introduction to the Service Industry, right through to presentation techniques and detailed study visits to all of the attractions where you will be guiding your passengers.

You will get the connection to our Guideportal with a password  as soon you have signed the contract and send it back.

Part 1

Distance Learning

(10 modules + 9 tests)

Part 2


about 4-6 days of practical guiding

Part 3

Oral examination during the training (May).

Our guide course includes:

  • Online educational program in English: Distance Learning studies with tests at the end of each topic that will allow you to continue
  • You study wherever you are – use any computer in the world with an Internet connection
  • The classroom is always open – study at the time that suits you best
  • “Introduction to Norway” Module for non-Norwegian participants
  • General service education
  • On-site educational program in Molde and other destinations: guide training, visits to museums/attractions, oral examination
  • Local WNGS authorisation in the languages in which you wish to guide
  • All authorisations are given by WNGS
  • All guide course fees are sponsored by West Norway Guide Service. However, all expenses such as travel costs, meals, ferry-, buss tickets during the practical training etc. have to be paid by the guide.