Outdoor Training College
SIS50310 Diploma of Outdoor Recreation
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Course Overview :
The Diploma of Outdoor Recreation is aimed at people that wish to advance their careers within the outdoor recreation sector. This nationally recognised qualification provides skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in planning, implementing and evaluating outdoor recreation programs and activities across a range of areas which include complex and non-routine situations.
Learn the necessary techniques to instruct others, manage people and guide and/or instruct activities. This course prepares you for the demands of outdoor recreation sector, focusing around developing the capabilities required to plan and deliver outdoor recreation programs for a variety of clients.
We guarantee we will run your course!
We GUARANTEE that if you ENROL we will RUN YOUR SELECTED COURSE - even if you are the ONLY PARTICIPANT! Note: If you are the only participant, Face-to-Face training will be in the Sydney region. All other components are completed on-line. Enrolment is required before you can book any of the training/ assessment dates.
Our standard Diploma course offers a wide variety of activity skills including: Abseiling (Artificial and Natural), Bushwalking, Canoeing, Climbing (Natural), Equine Management, Mountain Biking and Sea Kayaking. The course also has a wide range of management options available. The following outdoor activities are also available upon request: Challenge Ropes, Caving, Canyoning, Fishing, Four Wheel Driving, Horse Riding, Personal Water Craft (PWC), Rafting, Skiing, and Yachting.
The course is delivered via our web based on-line learning in conjunction with face-to-face training sessions delivered in the field, a flexible blended learning environment.
The course content focuses on key skills that develop your knowledge so that you can successfully develop planning, leadership and management skills relevant to the outdoor recreation sector. This will include developing skills in facilities management, risk management, navigation, weather interpretation, environmental factors, health and safety, emergency response and overall planning skills in a wide range of work environments. These are all completed in the context of your selected activity.
At Outdoor Training College, the face-to-face training is continually conducted in various locations throughout Australia. The online calendar is regularly updated allowing students to view and select their own face-to-face training session within their course time frame. Students will need to attend an initial training / assessment within 3 months of enrolment.
Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer:
RPL and Credit Transfer is available – see our website at www.outdoortrainingcollege.com.au for full details
Additional Pre-Requisites :
The following are compulsory pre-requisites for students that do not hold the core units from Certificate III and Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation. These units can be selected as General Electives and will not occur additional charges if they are included as part of the packaged course.
SISOODR303A: Guide outdoor recreation sessions
SISXRSK301A: Undertake risk analysis of activities
SISXCAI306A: Facilitate groups
SISXCCS404A: Address client needs
SISXEMR201A: Respond to emergency situations
SISOOPS201A: Minimise environmental impact
SISXOHS101A: Follow occupational health & safety policies
SISXIND405A: Conduct projects
SISXOHS101A: Implement and monitor occupational health & safety policies
Aged 18 or over (industry driven requirement), HSC (year 12) or a mature background.
It is desirable that participants have the physical attributes to participant in adventurous physical activities.
Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements and any associated costs to and from face-to-face training sessions. Some activities may require an overnight stay (remote camping).
Have access to a computer / smart device with reliable Internet access (ability to download and upload documentation from / to the College's online learning server)
Pre-Requisite Provide First Aid is a pre-requisite for all courses.
We know it can be challenging to find the money to upskill and move things along, so we have priced our courses in a way that we think is affordable, yet reflects the value we know you will get from investing in a course with Outdoor Training College.
Current course costs can be found at here and are payable on enrolment.
At Outdoor Training College (RTO#90473) we have a team of very highly experienced trainers and assessors which means we can offer a wide range of Nationally Recognised Training Courses in Outdoor Recreation, Sport and Recreation, First Aid, and Wilderness First Aid.
Our principle trainer and assessor, John Norman has been working, training and assessing people in the outdoor recreation sector since 1976. His extensive depth and knowledge in many activity areas of the outdoor recreation sector makes him a valuable asset both to our organisation and the greater outdoor recreation community.