New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure Education (Multi-skilled)

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

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

It is strongly recommended that all individuals hold a first aid certificate either before entering programmes leading towards this qualification or before completing study.

Organisations or workplaces within the Outdoor Recreation sector may be covered by The Vulnerable Children Act 2014 depending on their organisation type or whether they provide services to organisations responsible for children and/or youth.

Where a learner engages with an organisation and/or activity that is covered by The Vulnerable Children Act 2014, they must successfully meet the safety check requirements.

For the purpose of this qualification, engagement may mean employment, practical experience or any learning and assessment within a programme leading to this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the outdoor and adventure education industry with practitioners who are personally competent across a range of outdoor activities and are able to lead others in some of those activities.

Graduates will be capable of operating in low-risk, low-technical dynamic outdoor environments under direct supervision.

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

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

What graduates earn

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

$26,000

Median earnings one year after study

$30,000

Median earnings two years after study

$36,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

46%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.

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Wairarapa REAP Tertiary Scholarship

Provided by:

Wairarapa REAP - REAP House

Website:

http://waireap.org.nz/

Value:

$1,000

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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 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

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

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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