How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
This course has been designed to provide students with an in-depth level of knowledge and skills that can be practically applied in a wide variety of occupations across the Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Tourism industries. Graduates of this course may gain employment as a: Sea Kayak Instructor; Advanced Bushwalking Guide; Lead Climb Instructor; Outdoor Education Coordinator (eg National Parks; Outdoor Recreation Program Planner (eg Schools, Aquatic Centres; Adventure Tour Guide; Adventure Tourism Events Manager; or Recreation Project Officer.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Packaged Program in Outdoor Recreation and Tourism
Coordinating and operating tours; following OH&S procedures; developing knowledge of the tourism and outdoor recreation sectors of the industry; leading tour groups; navigation; preparation of tour commentaries; risk management; working as an adventure guide; working with customers and clients' bushwalking in a variety of remote and special location with South Australia and Victoria; Opportunity to specialise in an area of your choice which may include Kayaking or Rock climbing.
Double Diploma: Conducting interpretation within an outdoor activity; coordinating facilities; designing and facilitating adventure-based learning programs; equipment acquisition and maintenance; ethics; interpreting weather conditions in the field; managing projects and risk management; natural resource management; navigating in remote or trackless areas in extreme environmental conditions; OH&S fundamentals; promoting compliance with laws and legal principles; providing leadership in the workplace; search and rescue and snow touring. Students also continue with their chosen specialisation.
Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:
|Qualification||TAFE SA Code||National Code|
|Diploma of Outdoor Recreation||TP00317||SIS50310|
|Diploma of Tourism||WDA||SIT50107|
|Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation||TP00316||SIS40310|
|Certificate IV in Tourism (Guiding)||WCT||SIT40107|
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's Skills for All initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for this funding please answer the following questions:
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's Skills for All initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession