Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in performing core skills in outdoor recreation environments.

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Overview

MODULE ONE – SIS20213 CERTIFICATE II IN OUTDOOR RECREATION

You commence by studying the activity basics and completing an ‘assistant’ leader qualification. The cost for the first level of training is $1250.00 (price based on Abseiling and Rockclimbing skills set). It takes from one month to 3 months (part-time) to complete depending upon your availability to attend on-the-job training with real clients and the speed at which you complete your self-paced study.

If you have prior experience, then it is during this phase of training that we will be able to grade your experience and award training credits towards your second module of the course. See Recognition of prior learning.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in performing core skills in outdoor recreation environments and assisting with the conduct of a range of outdoor activities.

Work may be undertaken as part of a team and would be performed under supervision. Work would be undertaken in field locations such as camps or in indoor recreation centers or facilities, in differing environments such as water-based, dry land and mountainous terrains, using a diverse range of equipment.

Course Outcomes

A Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation will be awarded upon successful completion of this course. This will be suited to the following job roles:

  • Outdoor activity assistant
  • Outdoor participant
  • Assistant leader

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Units of Competency

PACKAGING RULES

15 units must be completed:
5 core units
10 elective units, consisting of:

  • all the units in any one of Groups A to S
  • the remaining to make up the required 10 elective units from General electives, or any of the groups above; up to 3 of these may be selected elsewhere in SIS10 or any current accredited course or other Training Package, and must be first packaged at AQF level 2 or 3.

In all cases selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

This qualification is customisable to suit the needs of individual participants and includes a total of 26 units. During the enrolment process, participants will work with our experienced trainers to develop an individual learning plan based on the following five core units and 21 elective units of their choice.

Core units

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • SISOODR201A Assist in conducting outdoor recreation sessions
  • SISOOPS201A Minimise environmental impact
  • SISXIND101A Work effectively in sport and recreation environments
  • SISXOHS101A Follow occupational health and safety policies

Elective units

Abseiling / Climbing – Top RopeNatural Surfaces

  • SISOABN201A Demonstrate abseiling skills on natural surfaces
  • SISOABN202A Safeguard an abseiler using a single rope belay system
  • SISOCLN201A Demonstrate top rope climbing skills on natural surfaces
  • SISXCAI102A Assist in preparing and conducting sport and recreation sessions

GENERAL ELECTIVES

  • SISXEMR201A Respond to emergency situations
  • SISXFAC207 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation equipment for activities
  • SISONAV201A Demonstrate navigation skills in a controlled environment
  • SISXCCS201A Provide customer service (from Cert III core)

PLUS TWO OF THE FOLLOWING AT CERT III

  • SISOABN303A Apply single pitch abseiling skills on natural surfaces
  • SISOABN304A Establish ropes for single pitch abseiling on natural surfaces
  • SISOCLN302A Apply climbing skills on natural surfaces
  • SISOCLN303A Establish belays for climbing on natural surfaces
  • Or other electives as negotiated to suit the student’s vocational outcomes

    OPTIONAL ALTERNATIVES AVAILABLE BY REQUEST MAY INCUR ADDITIONAL COST

Group C – Bushwalking

  • SISOBWG201A Demonstrate bushwalking skills in a controlled environment

Canoeing/ Kayaking – Flat Water

  • SISOCNE201A Demonstrate simple canoeing skills
  • SISOCNE202A Perform deep water rescues
  • SISOKYK201A Demonstrate simple kayaking skills

Group H – Cycling

  • SISOCYT201A Select, set up and maintain a bike
  • SISOCYT202A Demonstrate basic cycling skills

Group N – Mountain Biking

  • SISOCYT202A Demonstrate basic cycling skills
  • SISOMBK201A Demonstrate basic off-road cycling skills

For information with regards to more elective units, please contact Martin Worth on 0413 157 358.

Delivery Options

This course is delivered by both self-paced study and practical learning. Tutorial advice is available by telephone or email with the trainer.

This qualification takes between 1 month and 3 months (part-time) to complete depending on your availability to attend on-the-job training and the speed at which you complete your self-paced study.

Recognition of Prior Learning is available on request.

 

Pathways

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

On successful completion of this course, students can move on to the ‘activity guide’ training phase with a Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation. 

Course Fees

Fee-for-service
Full Course: $1250
Payment Plans available

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