Personalise my view
Personalise my view

😊 Personalise my view

We use cookies and third-party to provide a better online experience, including to serve targeted ads. By using our website, you accept our use of cookies and privacy agreement.  Learn more

SIS20419

Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

Kick start your career in outdoor recreation with this entry-level course. Get qualified to work outdoors as assistant in bushwalking and bicycling activities. 

Apply Now
NEXT START DATE 30 Jan 2023
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY TAFE at School
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
TAFE at School Subsidised Fee
$0
TAFE at School Full Fee
$2,500

Course overview

Begin your career with this entry-level course. Get qualified to work in outdoor recreation as a bushwalking and bicycling activities assistant or upskill for further study. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics there are over 65,000 people employed in the sport, fitness and recreation industry. Live every day like an adventure with a unique career in this exciting industry.

You will learn how to assist with and conduct a range of outdoor activities. You will also develop an understanding of working in a variety of outdoor recreation environments, minimising environmental impacts, and following occupational health and safety procedures. Our supportive teachers are here to help you every step of the way to set you up for future success. 

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as an outdoor recreation assistant in bushwalking or bicycling. It will also set you up to proceed with further study options.

What can I do?

  • Outdoor Recreation Assistant
  • Outdoor Recreation Assistant/Participant (Bushwalking)
  • Outdoor Recreation Assistant/Participant (Bicycling)

Course outcome:

SIS20419 Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

Boost your career

Our TAFE at School program will give you a head start on your career. Successful completion of your course counts toward your Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and may give you guaranteed entry into a diploma course at TAFE Queensland. Your certification will also help you enter the workforce sooner.

Further study options

At TAFE Queensland we believe in providing quality pathways to further education opportunities. Give yourself the best chance to and continue and grow with further study options that will open up exciting employment opportunities in the world of outdoor recreation.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTWHS001
    Participate in workplace health and safety
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTWHS001
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in workplace health and safety

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISOFLD001
    Assist in conducting recreation sessions
    UNIT CODE :
    SISOFLD001
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist in the conduct of any type of indoor or outdoor recreation activity session.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Assist in conducting recreation sessions

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISOFLD002
    Minimise environmental impact
    UNIT CODE :
    SISOFLD002
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement predetermined minimal environmental impact practices while delivering outdoor recreation activities. Environmental impact includes that to the natural environment and to Indigenous and non-Indigenous heritage and cultural sites.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Minimise environmental impact

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISXIND002
    Maintain sport, fitness and recreation industry knowledge
    UNIT CODE :
    SISXIND002
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and update current and emerging information on the sport, fitness and recreation industry. This unit requires the ability to source and comprehend general sport, fitness and recreation industry information and develop a required knowledge base.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Maintain sport, fitness and recreation industry knowledge

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
30 Jan 2023
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
Mixed mode
  • TAFE at School Subsidised Fee: $0
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $2,500

Download Brochure

Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation (SIS20419)

Ask a question

Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

COURSE CODE: SIS20419
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

Learn more
Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

Learn more
Important Information

Read this before applying.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Please visit the TAFE Queensland Brisbane TAFE at Schools website.

You are to to see your School Guidance Officer, VET Coordinator or Head of Senior Schooling who will provide the required regional application code; then, visit: https://tafeapply.com/.

You are to complete the application form and select the course.

Your School Guidance Officer, VET Coordinator or Head of Senior Schooling is responsible for approvals.

Once approved you will be emailed information from Brisbane, Schools.

Resources Required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum standard of dress. This includes having access to and wearing appropriate general fitness attire and enclosed shoes. You may be required to purchase TAFE Queensland branded uniform items. The purchase of these uniform items may incur additional costs. More details will be provided after enrolment or during orientation.

We suggest you also bring

  • a gym towel
  • water bottle
  • change of clothes
  • deodorant
  • pen
  • notepad
  • four (4) A4 display folders for assessment

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Resources may vary depending on your study location.

Need to know

In order to complete a successful student journey you must attend above 80% of the course. Failure to do so may result putting you at risk and be subject to a student intervention to determine your ability to move forward in the program.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

Learn more