• Key elements and considerations required to plan for activities and lead groups
  • To develop my adventure activity skills and knowledge through participating in outdoor activities
  • Several research based theories and ways to develop leadership capacity
  • Emergency and risk management procedures
  • How leaders consider environmental management to ensure sustainable practices
  • About ways humans experience and relate to the natural environment.
  • Have a small group discussion to help each other with planning, leading and managing an outdoor experience for a group
  • Research and debate a current environmental management or access issue
  • Experience a variety of field and classroom-based challenges involving the planning of activities, problem solving and research tasks
  • Prepare and participate in sessions for kayaking, rock climbing, bushwalking, abseiling, caving, snorkelling, surfing and/or mountain biking
  • Apply leadership theory through a range of practical outdoor activities.
  • Enjoys working in the natural environment and has a dedicated and enthusiastic approach to safe participation in adventure experiences
  • Enjoys new challenges and wants to understand appropriate ways to work with and lead people in various situations or settings
  • Wants to study and develop their own leadership knowledge and skills.

Course Overview

You have

  • ‘B’ (or ‘C’ in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English
  • Some background in outdoor activities or an SA in Outdoor Education 2 is desirable but not essential.

TASC course

Outdoor Leadership 3

May lead to

  • A wide range of personal, vocational and further education and training options, this course provides a transferable skillset for learners wishing to move into areas of employment where there is a requirement for people managers and team workers, particularly those working outdoors and/or where leadership, responsibility, decision making and resourcefulness are crucial, such as The Defence Forces, Police, Ambulance and Fire Departments, the Antarctic Division, and Adventure Tourism and Education.
  • Further study in related VET courses or tertiary qualifications in Outdoor Education.