III in Outdoor Recreation.....
This course in 2013 will be offered through a combination of workshops at Lithgow College, short courses over a series of weekends and online.
NSW Western Institute - Lithgow
College is offering a Nationally Accredited Certificate III
in Outdoor Recreation (full time) Course for 2013. The course is
structured to allow suitable applicants to be working part-time
while also studying for their Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation.
Students who complete their Certificate III can
do so with Low ropes and Adventure Based Learning, Canoeing and Bushwalking specialisations.
The Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation provides the training required to enter
a career in the Outdoor Recreation industry. Graduates of the Certificate III
could expect to gain entry level employment in Outdoor Adventure Guiding, Outdoor
Education Instructor, and Corporate Outdoor Training.
need no prior formal skills training in Outdoor Recreation but must have an active interest in
being outdoors. A moderate level of fitness is required to complete the practical
component of the course.
students will be able to borrow much of the equipment required to complete the
course. However, students should expect to purchase personal equipment throughout
the year such as backpacks and raincoats.
seeking employment on course completion, would be expected to provide much of
their personal equipment upon entering the workforce.
will develop skills in Bushwalking, Navigation, Adventure
Based Learning, Canoeing and Low Ropes activities.
complement the skills mentioned previously, students will gain significant experience in "life
skills" especially in leadership, problem solving, self-sufficiency, first aid
and interpersonal skills.
Workshops will be held at Lithgow TAFE, while practical classes will be held in
a variety of venues including Myall Lakes, the Blue Mountains, Kanangra
Boyd, Kosciusko, Wollemi National Park and Morton National Park as well as other areas in the Southern Highlands.
Click to view the Frequently Asked Questions Online for Cert III
Expressions of interest will open 1st October 2013 for 2014.
Commencement Date: February 2013
Phone: 02 6352 0433
Fax: 02 6352 0466
commitment is to provide high quality graduates in outdoor education....
leadership and technical skills training ......
to meet the needs of employers
in the outdoor profession.'