The CSWI course is recognized by the Wilderness Guides Association as a Training program.
In our courses we use mostly higher standards and qualifications than the WGA does.
Below the new standards in PDF for the WGA. This is a Draft / Concept for the new standards and not official yet.
A CSWI Level 1 Guide can apply for WGA Level 1 (Front Country) certification after:
A CSWI Level 1 or 2 Guide can apply for WGA Boreal forest Level 2 (Back Country) certification after:
A CSWI Level 2 or 3 Guide can apply for WGA Boreal forest Level 3 certification .
A CSWI Level 3 Guide can Apply for Boreal Forest Level 3.
This is a training program for Expert Guide and Guide Instructor
> Specializations within de Wilderness Guides Association