The Institute of Tourist Guiding is governed by a Board of Directors and operates through a network of committees.
The Board of Directors is elected by Institute members. The committees comprise Institute Directors, other Institute members and co-opted non-members such as academics.
The Institute is owned collectively by our members. There are three levels of membership:
Hold our Level 4 qualification, exemplified by the Blue Badge. They are qualified to guide on foot, at sites and on a moving vehicle in their specified region.
Hold our Level 3 qualification, exemplified by the Green Badge. They are qualified to guide on foot and at sites in their specified city, town, borough or area of countryside.
Hold our Level 2 qualification, exemplified in some cases by the White Badge. They are qualified to guide on foot at a specific site, e.g. museum, cathedral, stately home, or along a fixed route.
If you have the appropriate qualifications and are interested in: