Course Start Date
42.4 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally recognised Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership allows you to follow the path less travelled, as you immerse yourself in the great outdoors and develop the skills you need to work as an outdoor recreation guide. Take the leap today with this exciting, practical qualification.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:
- Bushwalk, abseil, canoe, cycle and rock climb
- Identify and maintain equipment
- Build foundational skills in multiple recreation areas
- Provide quality service
- Identify hazards and risks in outdoor settings
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Passionate about the great outdoors
- Adventurous and curious by nature
- Flexible and adaptable
- Solution based
- Good working with people and groups
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- A strong foundation to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- The option to complete your First Aid Certificate
- Outdoor activity guide
- Outdoor recreation guide
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate IV in Outdoor Leadership
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a full time blended course. You will need to attend approximately 32 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10.3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 15.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assignment preparation and field trip preparation.
There are several 5 day field trips during the semester of which students will be away from Monday 0900 - Friday 1600.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are seeking to gain employment in the outdoor recreation industry, and or build on their existing skills and knowedge in activity-based electives. This qualification prepares students to further their studies at Certificate IV level.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 9.00am to 3.30pm, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8.00am to 4.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
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Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|PUAOPE013||Operate communications systems and equipment|
|SISOFLD002||Minimise environmental impact|
|SISOPLN001||Finalise operation of outdoor recreation activities|
|SISOPLN004||Identify hazards, assess and control risks for outdoor recreation activities|
|SISOPLN005||Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities|
|SISXCCS001||Provide quality service|
|SISXEMR001||Respond to emergency situations|
|SISXFAC001||Maintain equipment for activities|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|SISOCNE002||Paddle a canoe on inland flatwater|
|SISXCAI001||Provide equipment for activities|
|SISOFLD003||Select, set up and operate a temporary or overnight site|
|SISOCNE005||Lead canoeing activities on inland flatwater|
|SISOFLD007||Navigate in difficult tracked environments|
|SISOBWG006||Lead bushwalks in difficult tracked environments|
|SISOFLD006||Navigate in tracked environments|
|SISOABS003||Abseil single pitches, natural surfaces|
|SISOBWG002||Bushwalk in difficult tracked environments|
|SISOABS009||Lead single pitch abseiling activities on natural surfaces|
|SISORSC002||Perform vertical rescues|
|SISOABS006||Establish ropes for single pitch abseiling on natural surfaces|
Working for any type of organisation that delivers outdoor recreation activities including commercial, not-for-profit and government organisations.
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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