To supervise groups undertaking activities in low-risk (front country) outdoor environments. They will be able to operate in paid or voluntary roles under supervision, working within set parameters
  • Risk management 
  • Communication
  • Weather interpretation
  • Basic group management
  • Low-level briefing/debriefing skills
  • Good level of knowledge of sector and specific workplace/terrain
  • Group management experience
  • Needs to have a basic personal skill level at certain outdoor pursuits
  • Drivers license 
  • Police vetting for child safety
  • Relevant teaching qualification if in a school situation
  • Most in this role will be passionate about the outdoors, will have little experience, and may be in the process of being trained
  • Many businesses are challenged to train staff who have little or no experience 
  • Many camps or guiding/scouting groups engage or encourage leaders to enter into a role such as this
  • Group team leader 
  • Recreation programmer
Sole trader: $120 per day, or employee: $14.75 - $17.50 per hour

100-200, excluding teachers taking outdoor activity classes

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New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Recreation Assistant Instructor (Level 3)

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