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What education do you need to become a Tour and Recreational Guides and Casino Occupations?


1. People in these occupations require different educational and training backgrounds.

2. To be a tour and travel guide, you usually need on-the-job training and may need to be able to speak English and French.

3. To be an outdoor adventure and recreation guide, you must have knowledge of a particular geographical area and proven ability in your area of recreation - for example, in white water rafting. Professional certification is available for some guiding occupations. You may also require first aid and CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) training.

4. To be a hot-air balloon pilot, you need 10 hours of ground school and 16 hours of pilot-in-command experience. You must be licensed by the federal government.

5. To be a gaming table dealer, you receive on-the-job training. All casino employees require security clearance and casino gaming licenses.

6. Most recent entrants have a community college diploma, and almost 2 in 5 have an undergraduate university degree.

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