Online Training & References

Reference:

Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney is a free, innovative, collaborative online history project based at the State Library of NSW. It uses government archives to create useful links and information about artefacts, buildings, historical events, natural features, people, places and structures. For tour guides it offers bits and pieces of historical information that you might use in your commentaries.

home.dictionaryofsydney.org


Online course

Be A Better Guide

Canadian Kelsey Tonner has set up a website with online training, tools and tips for tour guides around the world.

https://www.beabetterguide.com/


Online course

Lynda.com

International online computer courses. You can try for free for one month and brush up on your computer skills in Microsoft, Excel, Cloud Computing, Adobe, among others. The courses range from beginner levels to advanced.

https://www.lynda.com/Business-training-tutorials/29-0.html


Webinars

Tourism and Events Queensland

The Tourism and Events Queensland Digital Ready webinars are free one-hour webinars delivered online. The series features popular topics to help your tourism business prosper online.

The Digital Ready webinars have been recorded and published on Youtube for you to view as often as you wish.

https://teq.queensland.com/industry-resources/how-to-guides/going-digital/webinars