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Overview

Course code:

SIS40313

CRICOS:

084418A

Start date(s):

February

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year

Campus:

Waverley

If you have a passion for the great outdoors then the Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation could be the course for you. Your studies will take you on location as you explore the Australian bushlands.

You will gain the skills which will allow you to guide and teach others as you lead groups in hikes, tours or outdoor activities.

This course is ideal for adventurers who are enthusiastic about outdoor activities such as hiking,
climbing, rafting, mountain bike riding and canoeing. As part of the course, you will complete a two to three week placement in the outdoor recreation industry.


Course structure

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

BSBWOR404B

Develop Work Priorities

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

PUAOPE002B

Operate Communications Systems And Equipment

SISOABN202A

Safeguard An Abseiler Using A Single Rope Belay System

SISOABN303A

Apply Single Pitch Abseiling Skills On Natural Surfaces

SISOABN304A

Establish Ropes For Single Pitch Abseiling On Natural Surfaces

SISOABN408A

Instruct Abseiling On Single Pitch Natural Surfaces

SISOBWG302A

Apply Intermediate Bushwalking Skills

SISOBWG404A

Apply River Crossing Skills

SISOCLN302A

Apply Climbing Skills On Natural Surfaces

SISOCLN303A

Establish Belays For Climbing On Natural Surfaces

SISOCLN304A

Guide Top Rope Climbing Activities On Natural Surfaces

SISOCNE202A

Perform Deep Water Rescues

SISOCNE303A

Apply Canoeing Skills

SISOCNE305A

Guide canoeing trips on flat or undemanding water

SISOCNE306A

Instruct Canoeing Skills On Flat And Undemanding Water

SISOCRP301A

Conduct A Low Ropes Session

SISOINT302A

Develop specialist resources for interpretive activities

SISONAV201A

Demonstrate Navigation Skills In A Controlled Environment

SISONAV302A

Apply Navigation Skills In An Intermediate Environment

SISOODR302A

Plan Outdoor Recreation Activities

SISOODR404A

Manage Risk In An Outdoor Activity

SISOODR405A

Develop And Coordinate Programs Incorporating Outdoor Activities

SISOOPS202A

Use And Maintain A Temporary Or Overnight Site

SISOOPS304A

Plan For Minimal Environmental Impact

SISOOPS306A

Interpret Weather Conditions In The Field

SISOOPS407A

Apply Search And Rescue Skills

SISOSKT305A

Apply Snow Craft Skills For Day Touring

SISOSKT408A

Apply Snow Craft Skills For Overnight Touring

SISOVTR301A

Perform Vertical Rescues

SISXCCS404A

Address Client Needs

SISXEMR201A

Respond To Emergency Situations

SISXIND404A

Promote Compliance With Laws And Legal Principles

SISXIND405A

Conduct Projects

SISXOHS402A

Implement And Monitor Occupational Health & Safety Policies

SISXRES402A

Support Implementation Of Environmental Management And Practices

SISXRES403A

Use Resources Efficiently

SITTTOP302

Provide outdoor catering

SITXFSA101

Use hygienic practices for food safety

TAEDEL301A

Provide Work Skill Instruction

SISOBWG405A

Guide Intermediate Bushwalks

SITTTOP004

Set up and operate a camp site


Entry requirements

Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent and preferably some relevant
work experience
•

English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual bandscore
less than 5.5.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing the course, you will receive the nationally endorsed SIS40313 Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation and SIT40216 Certificate IV in Guiding.

PATHWAYS

You can further your studies in the SIS50310 Diploma of Outdoor Recreation.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Trip assistant in the outdoor recreation industry
- Outdoor guide (uncontrolled environment)
- Outdoor instructor


How to apply

APPLY VIA AGENT

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees


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Contact details

Fitness and Recreation Open Days

Visit us on Open Day to find out more about starting a career in the Fitness industry. You will be given an overview of the Sport and Recreation industry, at 5pm, before discussing the specifics of Holmesglen's Fitness courses, including VETiS, and which career may suit you - from gym instructing and personal training to becoming a specialised trainer.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

Visit us on Open Day at the Waverley campus to find out more about starting a career in the Outdoor Recreation industry. You will be given an overview of the Sport and Recreation industry at 5pm before splitting into an outdoor recreation specific session where you will learn about the courses (including VETiS) and career options, ranging from guiding, trip leading or operational management. Come along to speak with teachers and find out why now is a great time to study at Holmesglen.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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