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Diploma of Outdoor Recreation

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Develop valuable management and leadership skills in the exciting field of outdoor recreation. When you complete the Diploma of Outdoor Recreation, you'll be able to work autonomously to plan, implement and evaluate outdoor recreation programs.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
SIS50310
Domestic Fees
$22,112 total

About this course

Develop valuable management and leadership skills in the exciting field of outdoor recreation.

When you complete the Diploma of Outdoor Recreation, you'll be able to work autonomously to plan, implement and evaluate outdoor recreation programs. You'll extend your skills in areas such as outdoor program development and coordination; trip preparation and planning; various outdoor activities (aquatic and land based); navigation; emergency response and rescue; resource maintenance; leadership; risk management; and time management.

Entry to this qualification by persons without prior outdoor recreation industry experience or formal qualifications is not recommended. Students with little experience or prior qualifications are advised to apply for the Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation before continuing into the Diploma of Outdoor Recreation.

Please note that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements, to continue your learning journey, this program will be delivered remotely where possible.

Participants will be required to engage with learning material online and via video conferencing software rather than attend classes. Refer to our COVID-19 Online Service Standards for details of minimum technical requirements and support available. While it is expected that the course duration will remain unchanged, it may be necessary to extend the completion date if circumstances change. Chisholm will be monitoring the situation closely and inform of any changes if the duration of a course is extended.

If you have any queries on a course delivery please contact our student information centre on 1300 244 746 or enquiries@chisholm.edu.au.

Entry requirements

Applicants must attend an interview to assess the level of physical and mental capability to supervise a group of participants for multi-day long expeditions within a wilderness environment, Applicants must be 18 years of age at the time of commencement of the course, Applicants must have previous education or substantial industry experience in outdoor recreation, Applicants must hold a current HLTAID003 Apply First Aid certificate

Career pathways

  • program manager
  • youth work - outdoor specialist
  • camp manager
  • outdoor educator
  • Youth Welfare worker (Schools)
  • Youth Support and programs worker
  • Youth Support Worker/Team leader (Out of Home Care) DHHS
  • Youth Worker Team leader (local Government and non for profit
  • Youth Liaison Officer
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