Guide Training

We offer a certification course for guides, outdoor professionals, and and others who want to deepen their skills

Canyonlands Field Institute offers a Wilderness Advanced First Aid, WFR/WAFA Recert course for tour guides, rangers and backcountry guides, outdoor educators and other professionals who work outdoors; but are open to the public.

  • Course is based in Moab, Utah
  • Small class size with limited enrollment
  • High instructor to student ratio
  • Frequent practice scenarios with equipment

Wilderness Medicine Institute/NOLS: Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) to Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Bridge and WFR Recertification Courses

Because enrollment is limited, this program fills very quickly. Lodging and meals are on your own. On successful completion of the course, you'll receive two-year certification including CPR. Contact NOLS Wilderness Medicine directly for information about schedule and location for full WFR and EMT classes and about recertifying from another provider. See links below for course details and how to register for CFI's courses. Deposits are non-refundable unless we cancel the course; final payment is due 30 days prior to the course and not refundable after the 30-day deadline.

If you have questions about re-certifying from another course provider, please contact WMI directly to clarify.

Wilderness First Responder RECERTIFICATION Course