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Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation

National ID: SIS30413 | State ID: J761

 

This Qualification develops knowledge and skills for employability as an independent guide within the Marine Tourism, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation industry.

The core skills covered includes planning and guiding outdoor recreation activities, marine and shore based tour guiding, snorkel and kayak guiding, OHS and risk management, first aid, elements of shipboard safety, food preparation on a vessel and quality service.

The skills learnt during this qualification are important life skills are transferable to other areas of employment.

Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 near coastal) is also offered during the mid-year break. It is a highly recommended qualification to complement the Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation. This option will attract an additional cost.

Scuba diving is also offered as an optional addition to the course, with the capacity for you to train up to a level that will allow you to work as a dive guide on an international level.

Students will work with the Certificate II Outdoor Recreation Students in a mentoring and supervisory capacity

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Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunity to work as an assistant with a more experienced leader in potentially non-routine or more complex activities and programs.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Maritime
Duration

Two semesters full-time

HowFull Time (On Campus)
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2017 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

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Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

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International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

QS Kayaking
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply kayaking skillsSISOKYK302AD6398
Demonstrate navigation skills in a controlled environmentSISONAV201AD6419
Guide kayaking trips on flat and undemanding waterSISOKYK304AD6400
Perform deep water rescuesSISOCNE202AD6312
QS Marine Experience
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Coordinate and operate toursSITTGDE401WF698
Develop specialist resources for interpretive activitiesSISOINT302AD6396
Prepare and present tour commentaries or activitiesSITTGDE304WF692
Prepare specialised interpretive content on marine environmentsSITTGDE308WF696
QS Outdoor Planning
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Guide outdoor recreation sessionsSISOODR303AD6424
Plan outdoor recreation activitiesSISOODR302AD6423
QS Safety
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Follow occupational health and safety policiesSISXOHS101AD6201
Respond to emergency situationsSISXEMR201AD6186
Undertake risk analysis of activitiesSISXRSK301AD6211
QS Shipboard Safety
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply basic survival skills in the event of vessel abandonmentMARF001WH829
Follow procedures to minimise and fight fires on board a vesselMARF002WH830
Meet work health and safety requirementsMARF004WH833
Survive at sea using survival craftMARF005WH832
QS Snorkelling
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Demonstrate snorkelling activitiesSISOSNK201AD6496
Guide snorkellingSISOSNK302AD6497
Perform basic water rescuesSISCAQU202AD6150
QS Stand alone
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Cook on board a vesselSFIFISH202CD9216
Facilitate groupsSISXCAI306AD6216
Interpret weather conditions in the fieldSISOOPS306AD6433
Minimise environmental impactSISOOPS201AD6428
Organise personal work priorities and developmentBSBWOR301BS8084
Provide customer serviceSISXCCS201AD6182
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Provide work skill instructionTAEDEL301AWA870
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

  • This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after September 1st, 2017 and before December 8th, 2017 to be included in the first round of offers. Applications will continue to be accepted until January 3rd, 2018 but will only be included in second round offers.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

  • This course uses TAFE Admissions. To study full-time in Semester One 2018, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after September 1st, 2017 and before December 8th, 2017 to be included in the first round of offers. Applications will continue to be accepted until January 3rd, 2018 but will only be included in second round offers.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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