Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership

SIS30619

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $4093

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Average Course Duration: 1 Year

1 Year is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 2 training provider(s).

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of skilled outdoor recreation leaders who lead and supervise dependent participants in recreational activities according to pre-determined activity plans, adjusting as required to suit conditions and participant abilities.

Leaders are skilled in recreational activity techniques and have well-developed leadership skills to manage group participation, cohesion, operational logistics, risk and problems as they arise. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using clearly defined plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

This qualification reflects the role of leaders who can work in a range of settings including indoor centres and outdoor adventure learning centres and camps, or relatively close to base in the field. They have access to reliable communication systems and assistance from medical and emergency services. When in the field, supervision is provided remotely, in the form of support from base, to deal appropriately with unplanned events or significant problems.

This qualification provides a pathway to work for any type of organisation that delivers outdoor recreation activities including commercial, not-for-profit and government organisations.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Society and Culture field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

Jobs

Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

Community and Personal Service Workers

71.5%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Professionals

8.9%

Professionals
Labourers

5.5%

Labourers

Industries

Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

Health Care and Social Assistance

54.7%

Health Care and Social Assistance
Education and Training

9.7%

Education and Training
Public Administration and Safety

7.9%

Public Administration and Safety

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Sport, Fitness and Recreation Career Pathway

Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership is in the Society and Culture Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Sport, Fitness and Recreation.


Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

 


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