Programme aim

This diploma provides students with the knowledge and skills required for guiding adventure tourism ventures. In particular, the specialist areas are: rafting skills; sea kayaking; ropes; anchors and rope skills; mountain skills and trip leadership skills.

Award information

Included qualifications

To achieve the award of the Diploma in Adventure Tourism students must pass a total of 120 credits, including:

  • 60 compulsory credits;
  • 30 credits from the Options List; and
  • 30 elective credits at Level 4 or above.

Knowledge and skills you will gain

Graduates will be able to:

  • competently raft guide at Grade 2 and/or 3;
  • undertake the external examination for sea kayaking instructor level;
  • apply the base skills required to pathway to mountain industry, including rope systems;
  • perform ambulance and ski-level pre-hospital emergency care;
  • accomplish leadership tasks including risk management, environmental judgements and business start up;
  • perform outdoor activities with an understanding of the impacts of adventure tourism in terms of cultural and historical aspects and also legislative regulations; and
  • pursue an area of interest.

Entry criteria

Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations.

Program taught in:
English

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Last updated November 16, 2018
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