Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation - SIS30413

Outer Eastern Training Institute

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

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.


  • 24 units: 12 core
  • 12 elective


  • Apply laddering skills
  • Guide off-road cycle tours
  • Apply advanced off-highway motorcycling skills
  • Apply kayaking skills
  • Select, catch and use bait
  • Demonstrate navigation skills in a controlled environment
  • Facilitate community development through recreational activities
  • Apply snow craft skills for day touring
  • Conduct an archery session
  • Apply single pitch abseiling skills on artificial surfaces
  • Guide a raft on moving water
  • Apply top rope climbing skills on artificial surfaces
  • Demonstrate estuary fishing skills
  • Guide top rope climbing activities on artificial surfaces
  • Teach the fundamental skills of riding
  • Snowboard on intermediate terrain
  • Construct and work simple fishing lures
  • Guide canoeing trips on flat and undemanding water
  • Work effectively with young people in the youth work context
  • Tie simple fishing flies
  • Establish belays for climbing on natural surfaces
  • Demonstrate simple personal water craft skills in controlled conditions
  • Take still photographs underwater
  • Establish belays for climbing on artificial surfaces
  • Apply advanced off-road cycling skills
  • Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments
  • Plan for minimal environmental impact
  • Undertake risk analysis of activities
  • Guide kayaking trips on Grade 2 water
  • Respond to emergency situations
  • Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides
  • Guide on-road cycle tours
  • Instruct fishing skills
  • Guide top rope climbing activities on natural surfaces
  • Demonstrate snorkelling activities
  • Perform diver rescues
  • Safely operate a mechanically powered recreational boat
  • Coordinate and operate tours
  • Guide vertical single pitch caving trips
  • Demonstrate sea kayaking skills
  • Perform vertical rescues
  • Provide care and support
  • Demonstrate self rescue skills in white water
  • Apply intermediate bushwalking skills
  • Apply navigation skills in an intermediate environment
  • Demonstrate beach fishing skills
  • Conduct a low ropes session
  • Carry out trip preparation and planning
  • Guide tours using personal water craft
  • Guide horizontal caving trips
  • Select, rig and use terminal tackle
  • Conduct site inspections
  • Manage conflict
  • Maintain natural areas
  • Select, use and maintain fishing tackle outfits
  • Complete deep dives to between 18 and 40 metres
  • Interpret weather for marine environments
  • SCUBA dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres
  • Demonstrate basic horse riding skills
  • Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities
  • Establish ropes for single pitch abseiling on natural surfaces
  • Apply vertical canyoning skills
  • Guide single pitch canyoning trips
  • Complete underwater search and recovery dives
  • Work as a guide
  • Demonstrate white water rescues and recoveries
  • Use a sailboard in stronger winds
  • Complete an underwater video
  • Complete night dives
  • Conduct horse riding sessions in an arena
  • Apply on-road cycling skills
  • Catch and handle fish
  • Complete dry suit dives
  • Guide abseiling on single pitch artificial surfaces
  • Perform the advanced skills and tactics of canoeing
  • Day ski tour away from a patrolled area
  • Guide day snowboarding activities
  • Complete drift dives on SCUBA
  • Implement animal health control programs
  • Apply single pitch abseiling skills in caves
  • Apply climbing skills on natural surfaces
  • Guide a SCUBA dive
  • Catch crabs, prawns and squid
  • Apply inland canoeing skills on Grade 2 water
  • Minimise environmental impact
  • Rig ropes and establish belays in caves
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Work effectively with people with a disability
  • Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures
  • Sail a small boat in light to moderate conditions
  • Apply single pitch lead climbing skills on natural surfaces
  • Supervise horse handling
  • Demonstrate freshwater fishing skills
  • Respond to boating emergencies and incidents
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • Recruit and manage volunteers
  • Inspect and fill SCUBA cylinders
  • Complete dives off boats
  • Use and maintain a temporary or overnight site
  • Drive and recover a 4WD vehicle
  • Perform deep water rescues
  • Provide first aid in a remote location
  • Rig a ladder pitch
  • Demonstrate basic off-road cycling skills
  • Conduct interpretation within an outdoor activity
  • Guide snorkelling
  • Plan outdoor recreation activities
  • Guide canoeing trips on Grade 2 water
  • Guide day horse trail rides in tracked areas
  • Establish ropes for abseiling on artificial surfaces
  • Carry out vehicle servicing and maintenance
  • Guide outdoor recreation sessions
  • Facilitate groups
  • Apply canoeing skills
  • Safeguard an abseiler using a single rope belay system
  • Apply inland kayaking skills on Grade 2 water
  • Guide fishing trips
  • Interpret weather conditions in the field
  • Navigate prescribed routes underwater
  • Demonstrate bushwalking skills in a controlled environment
  • Follow occupational health and safety policies
  • Guide surfing sessions
  • Apply enhanced windsurfing skills in moderate conditions
  • Work effectively with young people
  • Organise personal work priorities and development
  • Perform simple rescues in moderate surf conditions
  • Construct and repair fishing rods
  • Guide sea kayaking trips in easy to moderate conditions
  • Guide kayaking trips on flat and undemanding water
  • Prepare specialised interpretive content on marine environments
  • Perform intermediate level surfing manoeuvres
  • Apply single pitch abseiling skills on natural surfaces
  • Guide 4WD tours
  • Demonstrate basic surfing manoeuvres in controlled conditions
  • Complete computer aided dives
  • Complete a dive using Enriched Air Nitrox
  • Coordinate and monitor livestock transport
  • Establish belays in canyons
  • Apply fly fishing skills
  • Perform basic water rescues
  • Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
  • Locate and attract fish
  • Lead tour groups
  • Apply caving specific single rope techniques
  • Dive in open water using surface supplied air
  • Prepare specialised interpretive content on flora, fauna and landscape
  • Provide first aid
  • Carry out vehicle inspection
  • Assist in the facilitation of adventure-based learning activities
  • Demonstrate basic cycling skills
  • Apply first aid for horses
  • Dive at altitude greater than 300 metres
  • Ride horses in tracked areas
  • Demonstrate sea kayaking skills in moderate to difficult conditions
  • Complete wreck dives
  • Operate communications systems and equipment
  • Ride personal water craft in moderate to difficult conditions
  • Demonstrate horizontal canyoning skills
  • Conduct a high ropes session
  • Instruct canoeing skills on flat and undemanding water
  • Guide bushwalks in a controlled environment
  • Select, set up and maintain an off-highway motorcycle
  • Apply route setting skills
  • Plan and navigate routes
  • Guide day ski tours
  • Demonstrate caving skills
  • Select, set up and maintain a bike
  • Guide off-highway motorcycle tours
  • Provide arrival and departure assistance
  • Provide customer service
  • Manage risk in an outdoor activity
  • Guide abseiling on single pitch natural surfaces
  • Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture
  • Develop specialist resources for interpretive activities

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gembrook Domestic: $8,750
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