Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation


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:

Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation or equivalent


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:


Provider CRICOS: 03041M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Huon Valley Trade Training Ctr No info
Alanvale No info
Inveresk No info
Circular Head Trade Training No info
Bender Drive No info
George Town Trade Training Ctr No info
Burnie No info
Bridgewater Trade Training Ctr No info
Hunter Street No info
Campbell Street (Hobart) No info
Bathurst Street No info
Devonport No info
Smithton No info
Launceston No info
Clarence No info
Drysdale - Hobart No info No Full time 0.5 year
Drysdale - Hobart No info Full time 0.5 year
Claremont No info
TasTAFE have a range of flexible and supported learning options available around the state to ensure that education and training programs suit individual learning styles, interests and business training needs. These options include online, workplace, self-paced, distance and evening classes, as well as onsite-training for business clients and apprentices.

Provider CRICOS: 03041M

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