Dawa started working as a trekking and climbing guide since the late 2000s. Over the years, Dawa has led many treks and climbs in the Himalayas from the most popular treks to the rugged terrain. He has also worked with internationally well-known agencies as a trek leader. 

Courses he has undertaken:
1. Basic Mountaineering Course
2. High Mountain Rescue Training
3. First Aid & Wilderness medical training
4. Rock Level 1