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Certification Programs

Local Point of View offers several certification programs for your professional growth.  Programs include Interpretive Host, Interpretive Guide, California Naturalist, and San Diego Master Naturalist. Private certification programs can be hosted at your organization, minimum groups size applies.

CIGCertified Interpretive Guide

Designed for anyone who delivers interpretive programs to the public. Workshop combines both the theoretical foundations of the profession with practical skills in delivering quality interpretive programming to visitors. The CIG credential, offered through the National Association for Interpretation is gaining recognition and respect by tour and cruise companies, parks, zoos, museums, nature centers, and aquariums around the world. Join in and be part of the growing profession of interpretation. 32 hours.

CA NaturalistCalifornia Naturalist

Designed to introduce the wonders of our unique ecology and to engage in the stewardship of California’s natural communities. The California Naturalist program uses a science curriculum, hands-on learning, problem-solving, and community service to instill a deep appreciation for the natural communities of the state and to inspire individuals to become stewards of their local resources. Upon completing certification requirements, participants are eligible for 4 academic credits through UC Davis Extension. 40 hours.

eventsSan Diego Master Naturalist

Explore the unique ecology and engage the public in the study and stewardship of California’s natural communities. Learn the best practices in leading guided nature programs. Participants qualify to become a Certified Interpretive Guide through National Association for Interpretation and a California Naturalist through UC division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.