OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GUIDES – UNIT GROUP 4522

General Description

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GUIDES direct, instruct and guide individuals and groups in outdoor adventure activities such as bungy jumping, fishing and hunting, mountaineering, trekking and whitewater rafting.

 

Indicative Skill Level

ANZSCO Skill Level: 2、3

In Australia the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

The occupations Bungy Jump Master and Mountain Glacier Guide in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Task Information

  • meeting members of a tour on arrival and making introductions
  • organising and supervising groups involved in outdoor adventures such as bungy jumping, fishing and hunting, mountaineering, trekking and whitewater rafting
  • setting up and maintaining equipment, and ensuring that equipment is safe and in working condition
  • demonstrating and providing instruction in the use of equipment and techniques required for participation
  • providing advice on safety measures, and ensuring that activities are conducted in a manner to minimise risk to participants
  • responding to emergencies by providing first aid assistance and taking appropriate further action if required
  • answering questions and advising on local interest points within a specific region
  • may maintain written reports of daily activities and carry out other administrative work

 

Occupations in this group:

(1)452211 BUNGY JUMP MASTER
Directs, supervises and controls bungy jumping activities for individuals.

(2)452212 FISHING GUIDE
Plans, organises and provides guided fishing trips for individuals or groups.

Specialisations: Fly Fishing Guide、Ocean Fishing Guide

(3)452213 HUNTING GUIDE
Plans, organises and provides guided hunting trips for individuals or groups.

(4)452214 MOUNTAIN OR GLACIER GUIDE
Plans, organises and provides guided trips for individuals or groups on mountains or glaciers.

Specialisations: Climbing Guide、Ski Guide

(5)452215 OUTDOOR ADVENTURE INSTRUCTOR

Alternative Title: Outdoor Adventure Leader
Provides adventure-based experiential education in outdoor adventure and bushcraft.

Specialisations: Abseiling Instructor、Adventure Challenge Instructor、Hang-gliding Instructor、Outdoor Education Teacher、Outdoor Pursuits Instructor、Paragliding Instructor、Rock Climbing Instructor

(6)452216 TREKKING GUIDE

Alternative Title: Bushwalking Guide
Plans, organises and provides guided bushwalking and trekking trips for individuals or groups.

(7)452217 WHITEWATER RAFTING GUIDE
Plans, organises and provides guided rafting and kayaking trips for individuals or groups on whitewater rivers.

(8)452299 OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GUIDES NEC
This occupation group covers Outdoor Adventure Guides not elsewhere classified.

Occupations in this group include: Caving Guide、Cycle Touring Guide、Horse Trekking Guide、Sea Kayaking Guide、Skydiving Instructor

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