WFA Instructor Training Course (ITC)
The WFA Instructor Training Course (ITC) is designed to familiarize qualified candidates with Desert Mountain Medicine’s (DMM) teaching philosophy, teaching techniques, and class management style. Instructor candidates will also cover the WFA industry standard “Scope of Practice” (SOP) and the DMM course curriculum, developed from the SOP.
After successful completion of the WFA ITC (30 hours) and shadowing a Lead Instructor (LI) during a scheduled WFA course (24 hours), new instructors will be eligible to start teaching as part of an instructor team as an Assistant Instructor (AI).
Desert Mountain Medicine offers competitive salaries ranging from $120 to $275/day, paid travel, lodging, food stipends, continuing education and the opportunity to be part of a team of highly qualified instructors and leaders in the field of outdoor education and wilderness medicine.