New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Experiences

Level 3

 

 

 

Programme Tutor

Maria Hawkins

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Programme Information

Entry Requirements

To gain admission to Turanga Ararau you need to be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident. To gain entry to the programme you will need to have literacy and numeracy skills at step 3 or above on the assessment tool and at least a level 2 qualifications or equivalent experience as well as a demonstrated commitment to work in the industry.

 

Programme Outcomes

This programme is designed to help you gain employment in the outdoor recreation industry and related industries such as working in pest control, Defence Force, Search and Rescue and conservation.  On successfully completing this programme you will be awarded the New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Recreation Level 3

 

GRADUATE PROFILE OUTCOME

Credit Value

GPO 1 - Prepare for their own outdoor experience, taking into account equipment, weather, terrain and logistic requirements

5

GPO 2 - Operate under a framework of tiakitanga that includes respect for the tikanga and kawa of local iwi or hapū, sustainability and the environment while undertaking an outdoor experience

5

GPO 3 -Manage self safely while undertaking their own outdoor experience including meeting requirements for food, water, and equipment in low-technical, low-risk environments

15

GPO 4 -Demonstrate personal competency to participate in specific outdoor recreation activities in the outdoor environment

15

 

This will be achieved by you completing:

 

All unit standards for GPOs 1 2 and 3 are compulsory

GPO 1 – Prepare for their own outdoor experience, taking into account equipment, weather, terrain and logistic requirements

GPO 3– Manage self safely while undertaking their own outdoor experience including meeting requirements for food, water, and equipment in low-technical, low-risk environments

Units

Description

Level

Credits

28511

Manage and evaluate personal health and wellbeing to participate in a specific recreation activity

3

5

28516

Prepare for, participate in, and evaluate an outdoor experience

3

15

 

GPO 2 – Operate under a framework of tiakitanga that includes respect for the tikanga and kawa of local iwi or hapū, sustainability and the environment while undertaking an outdoor experience

Units

Description

Level

Credits

28510

Demonstrate knowledge of and operate under a framework of kaitiakitanga in outdoor recreation

3

5

 

GPO 4 – Demonstrate personal competency to participate in specific outdoor recreation activities in the outdoor environment

A minimum of 15 credits required

Level

Credits

Units

Description

Level

Credits

428

Demonstrate tramping skills for multi-night tramping as a member of a group

3

15

28516

Prepare for, participate in, and evaluate an outdoor experience as a member of a group

3

15

24663

Demonstrate leadership while participating in an adventure based learning programme

3

3

468

Assist in facilitation of an adventure based learning programme for the development of the participants

3

6

26237

Demonstrate kayaking knowledge and skills

3

6

19430

Demonstrate knowledge of and maintain equipment used for sea kayaking

3

2

19428

Prepare for sea kayaking and demonstrate sea kayaking skills in sheltered sea conditions

3

10

26249

Demonstrate bush-walking knowledge and skills

3

5

27834

Lead an overnight camp for a group

3

5

427

Cross rivers

3

2

430

Demonstrate bush survival skills

3

3


Programme Dates and Hours

Start Date: It is planned to run this programme twice in 2018 at the beginning of the year and mid

year               

Hours: Hours will generally be from 8.30am to 3.30pm with an hour for lunch.

The on job work experience component will follow industry hours so you can expect to be on the job working at 8am am and finishing at 5.00 pm from Monday to Friday. You will also need to be available for overnight camps.

 

Programme Outcomes

On successfully completing this programme you will have the qualification, skills and knowledge to

Progress to:

- New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Experiences Level 4
- New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Recreation Level 4

 

Employment

Gain entry level paid employment or work as a volunteer in the outdoor recreation or Outdoor Adventure Guiding Sectors. You will also be able to operate safely and competently in low-risk, low technical outdoor environments while undertaking roles such as Pest Control, Track Maintenance, Defence Force Personnel, New Zealand Land Search and Rescue Personnel and Rangers.

 

Once you are in employment you can continue to upskill and complete industry qualifications through the Industry Training Organisation, Skills Active Aotearoa with the support of your employer.