Licensing for Registered Maine Guides first began 1897. During that first year, 1700 individuals became licensed, primarily in the hunting and fishing disciplines. Over the years, canoe trips gained popularity as well. For many years, a Maine Guide was not required to submit to any standardized testing. Learn More About ITMI's Professional Tour Director and Guide Training Certification | Get Trained To Be A Professional Tour Director And Tour Guide. Courses Are Held In SF, Boston, Washington, D.C. and Vancouver, Canada.
Assistants, deckhands, and similar persons who work directly under the supervision of and on the same vessel as a State of Alaska registered fishing guide are exempt from the guide registration requirements. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game provides information about the requirements of other agencies as a courtesy. Certified Tour Guides of Savannah In 2015, the City of Savannah disbanded its tour guide certification test, which was formerly a requirement for conducting tours in Savannah. Members of the tourism community came to us, citing a need for a certification process to maintain the quality of the tour product. TOUR GUIDE EXAM The City of Charleston offers a comprehensive Tour Guide certification program. An individual can become a certified guide by passing a written exam with a score of 70. This exam tests a guide’s knowledge of Charleston, its history, architecture, and culture. A Tour Guide Training Manual is available to assist in