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Different Kinds of Training for Workampers
Different Kinds of Training for Workampers
The majority of Workamper jobs require little, if any, formal training. Most of our employers do a good job of providing on-the-job training. However, there may be some instances when it would be advantageous for the job seeker to have specific training on their resumé. We will post applicable training opportunities here as they become available.
Outdoor Hospitality Education Program
Are you wondering how to better market yourself to RV Parks & Campgrounds? Learn more about the new Outdoor Hospitality Education Program offered through the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC). When parks are looking for their employees they are looking for someone who understands the industry and its uniqueness. This highly recognized program offers training on communication, health & safety, technology, guest services, and general industry knowledge. Learn more about this great opportunity that can help open new doors for you and increase your likelihood of securing a job in the coming season. Whether you're thinking about joining the industry or are already involved, you can benefit from this ARVC program. The Outdoor Hospitality Education Program kicked off at the 2011 Outdoor Hospitality Conference in Savannah, GA. *If you would like more information on the Outdoor Hospitality Education Program, please contact Sr. Director of Administration & Education, Barb Youmans at 303-681-0401 ext 118 or [email protected]
RV Basic Training
Driving RV easy is easy, let us show you how! RV BOOT CAMP is held in your RV, WE COME TO YOU! Prices start as low as $395.00 for a full day RV BOOT CAMP training session. Individualized training for motorhomes, fifth wheels, and for RVs over 40 feet. You'll review how to do safety inspections, get your mirrors set in the correct position and how to use them successfully, how to maneuver your RV to compensate for the swing out, how to keep your rig in between the lines, safe driving distance, complete successful and safe turns, parallel park your motorhome and so much more!
Owner Gary Lewis and his instructors will be at the 2013 Workamper Rendezvous event to present information to keep you safe on the road and have ZERO damage!
CPR & First Aid Certification
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a commonly used method for saving lives. It is employed by professional medical experts, and laypersons alike and can be thanked for extending the lifespan of countless individuals. Our OSHA Standard classes address how to recognize an emergency, Choking, First Aid, CPR, and much more. Learn how to save a Life in a fun, and stress free environment. Certificates issued upon successful completion. Contact Michelle at [email protected] or www.cpr-certify.com
National RV Technical Institute
The National RV Technical Institute offers certified RV Technician training through a number of community and technical colleges around the U.S. Sponsors are Recreation Dealers Association (RVDA) and the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). For information on locations for training, contact RVIA at 703-620-6003, ext. 355. Check their Web site, www.rvia.org, under Technical Info &Training.
Phone Number: 703-620-6003, ext. 355
Web Address: www.rvia.org
National School of RV Park & Campground Management
If you wish to pursue a career in the RV Park/Campground industry, we strongly recommend this school which is held each February at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, West Virginia. For information contact the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds at 703-241-8801 or go to: www.campgroundschool.org. To register, call Oglebay Resort at 304-243-4126. Financial assistance: Limited scholarship funding is available through the National Foundation For RVing and Camping. Other options should be explored first for eligibility. Only those currently working in RV parks and campgrounds will be considered for scholarship assistance. Preference is given to small parks and those that are ''geographically challenged'' where high travel costs may be incurred to attend the School in West Virginia. Workamper News is a corporate sponsor of this school along with Good Sam Club, Camping World, Woodalls, Trailer Life, Evergreen USA and Coast to Coast.
Phone Number: 304-243-4126
Web Address: www.campgroundschool.org
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