New Zealand Certificate in Avalanche Risk Management

Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Subject area

Sport and Recreation Activities

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification will provide the outdoor snow sector with individuals who have the knowledge and skills to manage personal risk from avalanche hazards while carrying out activities in dynamic outdoor contexts.

This qualification will benefit learners by improving their skills and knowledge of avalanche risk management and strategy in order to reduce accidents and near misses in alpine environments.

Graduates of this qualification are able to work independently and contribute to the daily operation of, and work under, a Safety Management System (SMS).

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Sport and Recreation at this level can earn:

$37,000

Median earnings one year after study

$42,000

Median earnings two years after study

$51,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

71%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Waitaha-A-Hei / University of Waikato Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.waikato.ac.nz/research/scholarships/

Value:

$14,500

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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 800 411
Phone: (03) 769 9400
Fax: (03) 768 4503
Email: ceoffice@tpp.ac.nz
Web: http://www.tpp.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

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