National Park Service
US Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Interpretive Development Program

Training and Coaching

Basic Certificate

Trainers and coaches amplify their impact and enhance visitor experiences by ensuring that their trainees can offer audiences opportunities to form intellectual and/or emotional connections with the meanings of the resources. The Training and Coaching Interpreters course provides step by step instruction in developing and delivering a training session as well how to conduct coaching sessions based on a positive assessment.  A basic certificate of completion may be earned by successfully completing the objective assessment at the end of the course. Go to the course listing at for details.

Recommended Pre-requisites:

Foundations of Interpretation On-line Course

Interpretive Talk On-line Course