The National Parks Austria Training Academy provides high-quality lectures, additional training courses and specialist conferences for nature enthusiasts.
National parks are not just areas where wildlife is protected and visitors can experience adventure, but they can also be important centres for natural and environmental education. High-quality information and visitor centres, exciting excursions and workshops, diverse training and further education offers, as well as numerous school programmes combine encounters with nature and learning experience.
A standard framework was established for a diverse professional area with the qualification of Certified National Park Ranger in 2011.
Course as Certified National Park Ranger
With the development of a comprehensive and standard qualification concept, Austria took a leading role in Europe in matters of ranger training in 2011. Successfully completing the basic and advanced module is a precondition for becoming a National Park ranger. The trainings and courses are mainly held in German.