QUALIFICATION

Dual Diploma Program in Outdoor Leadership and Travel and Tourism



TAFE SA Code: DU00133

Incorporating:
  • Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management (SIT50116)
  • Diploma of Outdoor Leadership (SIS50419)

Description

This dual diploma aims to provide you with in-depth knowledge and skills to work in a wide variety of roles across the Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Tourism industries. Plan and lead outdoor activities for school outdoor recreation programs, lead adventure tourism trips in some of SA’s heritage sites and learn to lead bushwalks and field trips to remote locations.

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Up to 2 years 

Full Time

In response to COVID-19, TAFE SA has had to make some changes to how courses are delivered. If any changes are made to the delivery or completion date of your course, TAFE SA will communicate with you directly.

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Information Session:

Thursday 26th November 2020 between 10am and 12 at Room A01


Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Total Fees for the 2 year course
Subsidised
$12,526 - $12,615

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$28,629 - $28,807

This course also has an incidentals cost of $5,600.00 for Equipment costs e.g. tents, use of 4WD, water equipment, ropes, safety harnesses etc..

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    • Some of the units of competency listed below are only delivered in the Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management qualification. For further information regarding this qualification please visit the Diploma course page.
    • Students should be aware that they will be exposed to regular outdoor expedition work throughout the duration of the course.
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Career opportunities include:
    • Outdoor Recreation Coordinator
    (eg: commercial outdoor recreation companies, schools, aquatic centres, government agencies)
    • Adventure tour guide
    • Adventure tourism events
    • Outdoor recreation project officer
    • Advance bushwalking guide
    • Climbing instructor
    • Sea/flat water Kayak instructor

    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.

    Skills Covered

    Dual Diploma Program in Outdoor Leadership and Travel and Tourism
    This double diploma course provides students with an in-depth level of knowledge and skills that can be applied in a wide variety of occupations across the outdoor recreation and adventure tourism industries. Plan and lead outdoor activities for school outdoor recreation programs, guide clients on adventure tours around SA and lead bushwalks and field trips to remote locations. Highlights include: Planning and leading outdoor activities for a number of SA school's outdoor recreation programs; Leading bushwalks and field trips to remote locations in SA; Coordinating and guiding “real” clients on an adventure tourism trip on Kangaroo Island. To complete these qualifications you are required to complete all 30 core units plus 26 electives.

    Qualification/Certification

    Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:

    Qualification TAFE SA Code National Code
    Diploma of Outdoor Leadership TP01170 SIS50419
    Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management TP00991 SIT50116

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    88%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    85%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Coordinate client service activities 40
    Coordinate emergency responses 20
    Coordinate work teams or groups 35
    Develop and manage quality customer service practices 30
    Develop outdoor recreation programs 60
    Enhance customer service experiences 40
    Establish and conduct business relationships 60
    Facilitate groups 25
    Implement and monitor work health and safety practices 30
    Interpret financial information 60
    Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities 45
    Lead and manage people 60
    Manage conflict 20
    Manage diversity in the workplace 60
    Manage finances within a budget 30
    Manage legal compliance in sport and recreation 40
    Manage risk for outdoor programs 65
    Manage work health and safety 40
    Monitor work operations 20
    Operate communications systems and equipment 15
    Plan for minimal environmental impact 35
    Plan outdoor activity sessions 50
    Prepare and monitor budgets 30

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Bushwalk in extremely difficult tracked and untracked environments 70
    Conduct search and rescue 35
    Coordinate and operate tours 70
    Cross rivers during bushwalks 20
    Establish belays for single pitch climbing on natural surfaces 45
    Facilitate adventure-based learning activities 50
    Lead bushwalks in extremely difficult tracked and untracked environments 80
    Lead challenge course sessions, high elements 50
    Lead kayaking activities on inland flatwater 60
    Lead kayaking activities on moving water up to grade 1 rivers 70
    Lead sea kayaking activities in sheltered coastal waters 70
    Lead single pitch climbing activities on natural surfaces, top rope climbing 45
    Lead tour groups 30
    Navigate in extremely difficult tracked and untracked environments 50
    Navigate in tracked environments 30
    Navigate waterway courses 35
    Operate tours in a remote area 73
    Paddle a kayak on inland flatwater 45
    Paddle a kayak on moving water up to grade 1 rivers 40
    Paddle a sea kayak in enclosed waters 30
    Paddle a sea kayak in sheltered coastal waters 30
    Perform vertical rescues 40
    Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities 70
    Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments 80
    Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety 25
    Provide first aid 18
    Provide first aid in remote situations 24
    Set up and operate a camp site 50
    Set up and Supervise challenge course sessions, high elements 35
    Top rope climb single pitches, natural surfaces 40
  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management
    Bachelor of Business (International Business)
    Bachelor of Business (Finance)
    Bachelor of Business
    Bachelor of Business (Sport and Recreation Management)
    Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
    Bachelor of Business (Legal Studies)
    Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
    Bachelor of Business (Management)
    Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)
    Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management)
    Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) (Online)
    Bachelor of Business (Management) (Online program)
    Bachelor of Business (Marketing) (Online program)
    Bachelor of Business (Information Strategy and Management)
    Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
    Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade)
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