Become A Professional Guide
The Colorado Outdoor Adventure Guide School (COAGS) takes pride in being known as the “first choice” among serious outdoor enthusiasts who want to begin careers working in the outdoor recreation industry. If you want to be a professional guide for hunting or fishing, or maybe work with horses as a wrangler or packer, then COAGS is the place to begin that career.
Sharpen Your Personal Skills
COAGS is also the “right choice” for people who simply love the outdoors, such as hunters, fishermen, horsemen, hikers and, backpackers. Their primary goal is to improve their personal outdoor skills so they and their loved ones can enjoy the outdoors safely. These enthusiasts come to COAGS to learn what to do if “something goes wrong”, how to avoid getting lost, how to prepare for the unexpected, or to develop confidence in their abilities to explore the great outdoors like never before.
Licensed – Bonded – Certified
Licensed, bonded, and approved by the Colorado Division of Private Occupational Schools and the Department of Higher Education, COAGS veteran students will qualify for Veterans Administration Benefits. Also, U.S. Department of Labor Vocational Training Programs, as well as State Vocational Rehabilitation Programs have approved COAGS and will provide financial assistance to qualified applicants. Many colleges and universities offer college credits to our graduates.
Experienced – Qualified Staff
Our staff of instructors are the best in the business, combining over 100 years of experience in the outdoor recreation, business, and outfitting industry. Our staff has guided, hunted, and fished in the U.S (Alaska, Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Wisconsin, and Florida), Mexico, Canada, and South Africa.
Job Placement Assistance
COAGS provides job placement assistance to qualified graduates. We have outfitters (hunting and fishing) and guest ranches from throughout the United States contacting COAGS with job openings. Employment opportunities and job listings are made available to students seeking to become professional guides after graduation.
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