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SIS30619 Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership

SIS30619 Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership

National ID SIS30619 State ID BEU9
Pursue a rewarding career in leading in the great outdoors

Become a leader in the outdoor recreation industry and gain essential employability skills in marine and land-based outdoor adventure and recreation.

Students receive hands-on experience guiding outdoor activities, including snorkelling, kayaking and bushwalking. 

2 people in a kayak in the ocean


When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On Campus.

Take the plunge into leadership

Become a leader in the outdoor recreation industry. This qualification is aimed at employability in the marine and land based outdoor adventure and recreation industry with employment outcomes such as hiking, kayaking and snorkeling leaders/guides, charter boat crew, and leaders for camps, expeditions and adventure tours among many others.

During the course you will undertake the planning, risk management, finalisation and leading of multiple activities including bushwalking, snorkeling, kayaking and navigation.

This is a fun, challenging and exciting qualification that will help you gain the knowledge and skills to take the first steps into an amazing, growing industry.

The next intake for this qualification will be in Semester 1, 2024, where a full time study option will be available delivered at our Fremantle campus.


  • lead and guide snorkeling, kayaking and bushwalking outdoor activities
  • techniques to demonstrate and instruct skills for adventure activities
  • manage groups of participants in an outdoor environment
  • first aid, water rescue and response to emergencies skills
  • navigation, communication systems and weather interpretation
  • work health and safety, hazard identification, assess and control risks for activities
  • minimal environmental impact practices
  • manage and maintain equipment for outdoor activities
  • logistics of outdoor operations and providing a quality service
  • carry out inspections of trailers

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • enjoy being physically active and participating in exercise
  • be a team player
  • be adventurous and up for a challenge
  • be enthusiastic and energetic
  • have basic risk management knowledge

Important information

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Semester 1, 2024


Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Fremantle
How On Campus

Units and fees

Semester 1, 2024

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety $146.40 $44.10 $69.75
SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities $73.20 $22.05 $2.75
SISXCCS001 Provide quality service $122.00 $36.75 $4.50
SISOFLD002 Minimise environmental impact $122.00 $36.75 $60.25
SISOPLN005 Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities $195.20 $58.80 $43.75
SISOPLN004 Identify hazards, assess and control risks for outdoor recreation activities $219.60 $66.15 $27.25
National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Provide First Aid
$87.84 $26.46 $95.50
$97.60 $29.40 $65.50
Paddle a sea kayak in enclosed waters
$122.00 $36.75 $38.25
Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy
$78.08 $23.52 $39.00
Bushwalk in tracked environments
$97.60 $29.40 $96.75
Perform basic water rescues
$48.80 $14.70 $61.00
Apply general purpose hand skills aboard a commercial vessel
$122.00 $36.75 $21.00
Semester 1, 2024 fee
  Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee*
General $1,532.32 $625.25 $2,157.57
Concession $461.58 $625.25 $1,086.83

Semester 2, 2024

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
SISOPLN001 Finalise operation of outdoor recreation activities $170.80 $51.45 $119.25
PUAOPE013 Operate communications systems and equipment $73.20 $22.05 $21.75
SISXEMR001 Respond to emergency situations $73.20 $22.05 $38.25
National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Lead snorkelling activities
$244.00 $73.50 $59.00
Lead sea kayaking activities in enclosed waters
$292.80 $88.20 $60.25
Navigate in difficult tracked environments
$170.80 $51.45 $60.75
Select, set up and operate a temporary or overnight site
$122.00 $36.75 $65.00
Lead bushwalks in difficult tracked environments
$317.20 $95.55 $96.75
Carry out inspection of trailers
$146.40 $44.10 $27.25
Semester 2, 2024 fee
  Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee*
General $1,610.40 $548.25 $2,158.65
Concession $485.10 $548.25 $1,033.35

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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