Professional competence examination

The professional competence examination is to be taken five years after the successful completion of the mountain guide training courses and a mandatory one-year traineeship.

The professional competence examination for mountain guides is a five-day exam covering the repetition of the most important content from the basic courses focused on practical mountain guiding and mountaineering instructions, and an examination in these subjects. 

After having completed the traineeship period, trainees take the professional competence exam before an examination board.

Upon passing the professional competence exam mountain guides get a certificate, i.e. a public document issued by the Slovenian Mountain Guide Association (ZGVS).

The certificate of passed professional competence exam for mountain guide includes:

  • the ZGVS badge;
  • full name, address and date of birth of the mountain guide;
  • the indication of the passed professional competence exam for mountain guide;
  • place and date of the professional competence exam;
  • the signature of the presidents of the ZGVS and of the Technical Commission of the ZGVS.

Supporting evidence

The certificate of the passed professional competence exam.

Last updated: 06. 12. 2019