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Diploma of Outdoor Recreation: Advanced Entry - By assessment and RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) only

National Course Code: SIS50310

TAFE NSW Course Number: SIS50310-01V06

Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus

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Start Date:
13 Aug 2018


18 weeks

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Indicative Cost: $4,230

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • VET Student Loans Available

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This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in planning, implementing and evaluating outdoor recreation programs and activities across a range of activity areas which include complex and non-routine situations. Work would be undertaken autonomously with responsibility for management, leadership of others and maintenance of resources. Work would be performed in and for field locations with varied contexts requiring contingency planning.

Job roles
The following are indicative job roles for this qualification:
* facilitator
* operations manager
* outdoor guide (uncontrolled environment)
* outdoor instructor
* program manager

Pathways Information
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement.

This is an Advanced Entry level course

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

To gain entry into this qualification, it is advised that a current first aid certificate is held.

Entry to this qualification by persons without prior outdoor recreation industry experience or formal qualifications is not recommended.

Examples of sufficient relevant skills and knowledge for entry into the qualification may include:
* Previous qualification at the AQF level below
* Previous experience in the outdoor recreation industry and interest in outdoor pursuits

Entry into this qualification and progression between qualification levels will be based on the professional judgement of the RTO, in consultation with the individual.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

SISOABN406A Apply multi pitch abseiling skills on natural surfaces
SISOBWG507A-UNGRADED Apply advanced bushwalking skills in alpine areas
SISOCYT202A Demonstrate basic cycling skills
SISOODR302A Plan outdoor recreation activities
SISOOPS508A-UNGRADED Manage natural resources
SISXIND404A Promote compliance with laws and legal principles
TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction
PUAOPE002B Operate communications systems and equipment
SISOBWG404A Apply river crossing skills
SISOCAY405A Apply advanced vertical canyoning skills
SISONAV201A Demonstrate navigation skills in a controlled environment
SISOODR506A-UNGRADED Evaluate policy for an outdoor organisation
SISXCCS402A Coordinate client service activities
SISXRES402A Support implementation of environmental management practices
SISCAQU202A Perform basic water rescues
SISOBWG406A-UNGRADED Apply bushwalking skills in uncontrolled landscapes
SISOCAY406A Establish complex belays in canyons
SISONAV302A Apply navigation skills in an intermediate environment
SISOOPS306A Interpret weather conditions in the field
SISXEMR402A Coordinate emergency responses
SISXRES403A Use resources efficiently
SISOABN407A Establish ropes for multi pitch abseiling on natural surfaces
SISOBWG510A-UNGRADED Guide bushwalks in an uncontrolled environment
SISOMBK201A Demonstrate basic off-road cycling skills
SISOODR404A Manage risk in an outdoor activity
SISOOPS509A-UNGRADED Interpret weather for mountain environments
SISXIND406A-UNGRADED Manage projects
SISOABN202A Safeguard an abseiler using a single rope belay system
SISOBWG413 Instruct bushwalks in an uncontrolled environment
SISOCAY508A-UNGRADED Instruct canyoning skills
SISONAV403A Navigate in uncontrolled environments
SISOOPS407A Apply search and rescue skills
SISXFAC404A Coordinate facility and equipment acquisition and maintenance
SISXRSK502A-UNGRADED Manage organisational risks
BSBWOR404B-UNGRADED Develop work priorities
SISOABN510A-UNGRADED Instruct abseiling on multi pitch natural surfaces
SISOCAY302A Apply vertical canyoning skills
SISOMBK302A Apply advanced off-road cycling skills
SISOODR405A Develop and coordinate programs incorporating outdoor activities
SISOVTR402A Perform complex vertical rescues
SISXOHS503A-UNGRADED Establish and maintain occupational health and safety systems

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

The indicative cost of this course is $4,230.

CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
18BMT00179Diploma of Outdoor Recreation - UOS113 Aug 201821 Sep 20183 Sep 2018$1,410
18BMT00182Diploma of Outdoor Recreation - UOS224 Sep 20189 Nov 20185 Nov 2018$1,410
18BMT00185Diploma of Outdoor Recreation - UOS35 Nov 201814 Dec 20183 Dec 2018$1,410

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

If you would like more information about VET Student Loans please visit the TAFE NSW website or contact us on 131 870.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 13 Aug 2018

Flexible: 20 hours per week x 18 Weeks

Mondays from 11 am for 6 hours, Tuesdays from 1 pm for 7 hours, Wednesdays from 9 am for 7 hours. Please note: timetable is subject to change.

To register your interest in this course, please use the Apply option or contact the TAFE NSW Penrith Service Centre for assistance on 131 870.

Please attend a Compulsory Information Session on:
Wednesday 27 June 2018 at 5.30 pm
Block F, Ground Floor, Room FG10
TAFE NSW Blue Mountains (Wentworth Falls)
Mitchell St, Wentworth Falls

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

18BMT-201 S:13/8/2018 E:14/12/2018

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