Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation

Avondale College of Higher Education

This qualification is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in guiding outdoor recreation activities in a controlled environment. It requires technical knowledge of the outdoor recreation activity to be transferred to allow individuals to safely participate in the outdoor activity. It does not provide the skills and knowledge to impart the required level of technical knowledge and expertise to allow participants to independently undertake outdoor recreation activities.

Entry Requirements:

Relevant employment experience

Structure:

24 units: 12 core; 12 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Organise personal work priorities and development; Provide first aid; Plan outdoor recreation activities; Guide outdoor recreation sessions; Minimise environmental impact; Interpret weather conditions in the field; Facilitate groups; Provide customer service; Respond to emergency situations; Follow OHS policies; Undertake risk analysis of activities; Provide work skill instruction. Electives: Apply single pitch abseiling skills on artificial surfaces; Guide bushwalks in a controlled environment; Guide canoeing trips on flat and undemanding water; Demonstrate caving skills; Apply climbing skills on natural surfaces; Guide on-road cycle tours; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 02731D

Related Careers:

Recreation Officer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Lake Macquarie No info Yes Full time 1 year
Lake Macquarie No info Yes Part time 2 years
Avondale College of Higher Education is a self-accrediting private provider of Christian higher education, offering a broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational education (VET) courses. Avondale offers undergraduate degrees in Arts, Business, Science, Education, Nursing, and Theology. Postgraduate studies, from Masters coursework degrees to Doctoral research level, are available in Arts, Education, Philosophy, Leadership and Management, Nursing, Ministry and Theology.

Established in 1897, Avondale operates on two campuses: Lake Macquarie (NSW Central Coast) and Sydney (Wahroonga). Avondale is a member of the worldwide Adventist system of universities and colleges, and welcomes all students who desire higher education in a Christian context.

Students come from all states of Australia and from overseas. Avondale has three residential halls on-campus, where students can take advantage of the social, intellectual, sporting and spiritual activities available.

Provider CRICOS: 02731D

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