Heritage Interpreter (SHSM Certification)

Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
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Program Levels:
Course Types:
Afternoon, Morning

During this three-hour Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) certification course, students will focus on basic principles of the skills required to work in a heritage site, through a variety of hands-on experiences.

Students will complete activities that promote skills in customer service, teamwork, communication, and historical methodologies.

Working in small groups, students will create a meal together in a historical setting, examine 19th century artifacts, and participate in various skill-based trades activities.

Black Creek heritage interpreter in period costume demonstrates carding wool for students

Applicable Sectors:

  • Hospitality & Tourism

2020 Pricing:*

  • $35.00 per participant

*Effective February 1, 2020.


Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Certifications at Black Creek
At Black Creek Pioneer Village, students experience a unique and interactive way to obtain certifications in group dynamics, leadership, heritage trades skills, and specialized training in the Arts. These certifications support SHSMs in Arts & Culture, Hospitality & Tourism, and Health & Wellness.