This apprenticeship is for passionate outdoor enthusiasts who are looking to build the foundations of a career in the outdoors.
People who lead others in the outdoors are competent, confident and know their stuff. They use their skills in group management, risk management, communication and planning to help others to experience the great Kiwi outdoors.
Apprenticeship graduates will come out of this qualification having gained experience through outdoor adventures, skills and experience in leading groups in a specific outdoor activity, and an understanding of what leadership is all about.
Assisting with the planning, delivery and review of outdoor activities
Assisting in identifying and managing hazards and risks
Operating under a framework of kaitiakitanga
Communicating with individuals and groups to manage and meet their diverse needs.
Operating safely in unfamiliar and dynamic outdoor environments
Managing self and taking into account equipment, weather, logistics, and safety management
Maintaining personal fitness and the physical skills required to operate safely.
Demonstrating knowledge and skill in a specific outdoor activity
Preparing and leading an outdoor group experience in a low-technical environment
Leading an outdoor experience under indirect supervision while operating within a safety management system
Applying a framework of kaitiakitanga.
On-job training costs workplaces both time and resources. It can mean covering registration fees, learning and assessment resources, allocating time for training, and having an appropriate assessment pathway available.
Total costs for apprentices will vary depending on how the qualification is delivered, how it is assessed and how much support the workplace can provide.
Skills Active apprenticeships are zero-fees until the end of 2022, under the government's Targeted Training Fund.
To check out our fees list, click here.
For more detailed information about the cost of doing an on-job qualification, get in touch.
Keen to lead groups in the glorious outdoors? Think this might be the right qualification for your staff?
To find out more, or to sign up to this qualification, contact your regional Skills Active learning support advisor.
Remember, to do this qualification on the job, a Skills Active trainee needs to be working as a volunteer or paid employee in the outdoor recreation industry.
If you are interested in this qualification, but you're not currently employed in the industry, contact your local outdoor recreation facility, or a Skills Active learning support advisor to talk about how you can get involved.