New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Leadership (Instruction)

Adventure Works Limited

Subject area

Sport and Recreation Activities



22 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification will provide the outdoor recreation sector with individuals who are able to operate independently and provide instruction and leadership for participants during specific outdoor activity.The emphasis of this qualification is on developing participants' competence through safe, sequenced, learning experiences in dynamic outdoor 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).

Graduates will have specialised knowledge and skills to lead and instruct a specific outdoor recreation activity depending on which strand is achieved.

Graduates will contribute to the cultural, social and economic wellbeing of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Graduates of this qualification may apply for full registration on the New Zealand Register of Recreation Professionals (NZRRP).

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic entry criteria: ? NCEA Level 2 ? Applicants who do not meet the academic entry criteria may be admitted to the programme of study if they are able to demonstrate an ability to succeed in tertiary study. An interview will be required. ? Applicants must demonstrate previous experience in the strand that they will be completing. This would be evidenced in a logbook or attestation from a previous employer/Supervisor ? Applicants need to be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident. AdventureWorks does not enroll international students ? Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age. ? Applicants for the sea kayak strand are required to hold a Maritime VHF Radio Operators Certificate and Coastguard Boating Education - Day Skippers Certificate prior to assessment for this qualification

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


22 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$1,247 $1,247
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$3,716 $3,716
Total $4,964 $4,964

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (0274497431) 0274497431

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