Outdoor Recreation


A career in outdoor recreation is something special.


You may not become the wealthiest person in New Zealand, but you could be one of the happiest and most fulfilled individuals. It’s not all about high adrenaline action but your days will be exciting. You won’t change everyone’s life but you will deliver life altering experiences.


There will be wet grey days when you would do almost anything for an office job, but there will be days when you wouldn’t swap your career with anyone. Skills Active can help you succeed in such a career.


We offer a range of Outdoor Recreation qualifications from the National Certificate in Recreation and Sport Level 3 (Outdoor Supervisor pathway) to the National Certificate in Outdoor Recreation (Outdoor Instructor); and a pathway of general qualifications from Administration to Business (First Line Management). We can facilitate workshop training or you can train on-job to complete assessments.


Qualifications we offer
The table below shows the qualifications we offer for Outdoor Recreation. Please click on the title of the qualification to view more information.






These qualifications could be the first step towards a career in outdoor recreation and outdoor education. They provide a springboard for those wishing to gain higher-level qualifications.


To find out more about any of these qualifications please Get in Touch