III in Outdoor Recreation.....
This course in 2014 will be offered through blended delivery, commencing in February 2014. The course is taught online, through practical field trips at various venues and workshops at Lithgow College.
This course is structured to allow students to be working part-time or full-time whilst also studying for their Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation.
The Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation provides the training required to enter a career in the Outdoor Recreation Industry. Graduates of Certificate III could expect to gain entry level employment in Outdoor Adventure Guiding, Outdoor Education or in Corporate Outdoor Training sector.
Students need no prior formal skills training in Outdoor Recreation to enter this course but must have an active interest in being outdoors. A moderate level of fitness is required to complete the practical component of the course.
Initially students will be able to borrow some of the equipment required for the course. However, students should expect to purchase personal equipment throughout the year such as a backpack and raincoat
Those students seeking employment on completing the course would be expected to provide much of their personal equipment upon entering the workforce.
In 2014 we will be offering the following activity streams:
Stream 1 Bushwalking, Challenge Low Ropes and Canoeing OR
Stream 2 Bushwalking, Challenge Low Ropes and Abseiling
Students will also gain significant “life skills” especially in leadership, teamwork, problem solving, self sufficiency, first aid and interpersonal skills.
Click to view the Frequently Asked Questions Online for Cert III
Expressions of interest will open 1st October 2013 for 2014 and close 1 December 2013. Students will be notified prior to the Christmas break if successful.
Commencement Date: 3 February 2014 (starting with a 6 day field program)
Phone: 02 6352 0433
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.'