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Vertical Rescue Course

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This course is delivered at various sites around Queensland and is delivered over a 3 month period. Each course consists of 2 practical weekends.

RPL

These units can be completed via RPL if you are currently working in an outdoor recreation environment and have access to experienced outdoor leaders with a qualification in Vertical Rescue who would be willing to vouch for your skills.

Working at height can provide some excellent opportunities for students to learn teamwork, communication and problem solving skills. Vertical Rescue skills are important as they allow you to deal with any unexpected situations that may arise safely and confidently. This course will provide (or give you a chance to refresh) the skills and knowledge required to perform rescues at height. It has been designed to provide opportunities for experienced climbers to move through the course quickly or for beginning leaders to be able to take the time to consolidate their skills before assessment.

As with all of our courses we pay special attention to how this activity can be used educationally. Paying specific attention to teaching strategies, active reflection methods and how to help your group members transfer their learning to everyday life.

The course is run over 2 days and covers:

  • Setup of Rescue Anchors
  • Personal Abseiling
  • Ascending a rope
  • Rescue of an injured participant on a vertical surface
  • Rescue of an unconscious participant on a vertical surface

Upcoming Courses


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This course is delivered at various sites around Queensland and is delivered over a 3 month period. Each course consists of 2 practical weekends.

RPL

These units can be obtained via RPL if you are currently working in an outdoor recreation environment and have access to experienced outdoor leaders with Climbing qualifications who would be willing to vouch for your skills.

Climbing is an excellent tool for outdoor leaders to help student learn teamwork, communication and problem solving skills. This course will provide (or give you a chance to refresh) the skills and knowledge required to guide a group of climbers on an artificial climbing wall. It has been designed to provide opportunities for experienced leaders to move through the course quickly or for beginning leaders to be able to take the time to consolidate their skills before assessment.

As with all of our courses we pay special attention to how this activity can be used educationally by paying specific attention to teaching strategies, active reflection methods and how to help your group members transfer their learning to everyday life.

The course is run over 2 days and covers:

  • basic climbing skills
  • anchor setup
  • rescue methods
  • group management
  • teaching and reflection strategies

If you would like us to send you out an information pack so you can see:

  • How the training will be delivered and what assessment will be required.
  • The units of competency that make up the course
  • Some information about the trainers and assessors providing the course
  • Guidelines to help you decide if this course is suitable

Upcoming Courses


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Snorkelling

Snorkelling

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This course is delivered at various sites around Queensland and is delivered over a 3 month period. Each course consists of 2 practical weekends.

RPL

Both EQ and private school teachers may apply for a Recognition of Prior Learning for the competency SISOSNK403A Instruct Snorkelling Activities. This accredited short course is designed to give successful participants the skills and knowledge to plan, instruct and evaluate practical snorkelling sessions for your students.

This course is designed to enable participants to achieve the skills and knowledge required to conduct a range of snorkelling activites in confined and or open water conditions. This short course may also apply to outdoor recreation leaders working for outdoor education or adventure providers, volunteer groups, not for profit organisations or government agencies.

NOTE: An editable version of this RPL Kit can be downloaded here.

If you are looking for a snorkelling qualification to allow you to meet Education Queensland’s Risk Management guidelines (CARA) this course is for you. The training has been specifically developed for teachers and outdoor leaders delivering snorkelling activities to school students.

The course is run over 2 days and covers:

  • snorkelling skills
  • guiding snorkelling sessions
  • a trip to an offshore snorkelling site
  • rescue methods
  • group management
  • teaching and reflection strategies

If you would like us to send you out an information pack so you can see:

  • How the training will be delivered and what assessment will be required.
  • The units of competency that make up the course
  • Some information about the trainers and assessors providing the course
  • Guidelines to help you decide if this course is suitable

Upcoming Courses


Name Location Course Start Date Course End Date Cost

Tallebudgera Beach School

SISSS00111 Pool Lifeguard Skill set

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SISSS00111 Pool Lifeguard Skill set can be combined with PUA21012 Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue).

SISSS00111 Pool Lifeguard Skill set is a nationally recognised course that meets the requirements for a Pool Lifeguard. It is valid for a period of 12 months.

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Provide First Aid

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This course can be delivered at various sites in SE Queensland and is delivered via a 1 day course.

Provide First Aid – HLTAID003 is the National Standard in First Aid and includes HLTAID001 Provide CPR along with extensive first aid management training and practice.

The course can be provided at your school or workplace or alternatively, at our Tallebudgera Training Centre.

Upcoming Courses


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FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

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This course, from the Foundation Skills Training Package, is being delivered at various sites across Queensland.

It can be delivered in:

  • high schools
  • in schools with components delivered at an Outdoor or Environmental Education Centre, or,
  • at an Outdoor or Environmental Education Centre.

FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

FSK20113 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways:
  • contributes four QCE credits and satisfies QCE literacy and numeracy and completed core requirements
  • includes transferable workplace skills and knowledge e.g. Work health and safety, Indigenous cultural knowledge
  • builds students’ capability for workforce entry or vocational training pathways

This course is designed for high school students in the Senior Phase. It is targeted at, but not limited to, Indigenous students. The course can be completed in the school or at an alternative delivery site. Outdoor and Environmental Education Centres are utilised where possible to provide students with learning opportunities outside the traditional school setting, enable students to engage in hands-on learning in the natural environment and provide different scenarios for work-related tasks.

Learning Outcomes:

  • FSKRDG10 Read and respond to routine workplace information
  • FSKWTG09 Write routine workplace texts
  • FSKNUM14 Calculate with whole numbers, familiar fractions, decimals, percentages
  • FSKNUM15 Estimate, measure and calculate routine metric measurements for work
  • FSKOCM07 Interact effectively with others at work
  • FSKLRG09 Use strategies to respond to routine workplace problems
  • FSKLRG11 Use routine strategies for work-related learning
  • FSKDIG03 Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
  • AHCILM302 Provide appropriate information on cultural knowledge
  • FSKNUM12 Identify and interpret information in familiar tables, graphs and charts for work
  • FSKNUM19 Interpret routine tables, graphs and charts for work
  • AHCWHS201 Participate in workplace health and safety processes
  • PUACOM001C Communicate in the workplace
  • FSKLRG10 Use routine strategies for career planning

This nationally recognised course can be completed in 6 months to 1 year and covers:

  • Language, literacy and numeracy skills in the workplace
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Australian Indigenous cultural knowledge
  • Employability skills and learning pathways

Suitable for students in Years 10 -12, this course contributes 4 points towards a Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and satisfies QCE literacy and numeracy, and completed core requirements.

Seeds in the forest

AHC21016 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

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This course is delivered at various locations utilising Environmental Education Centres. Contact us to for information on a venue near you.

AHC21016 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management

AHC21016 Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management is a hands on course that provides students with the practical knowledge and skills required when maintaining natural places or working in the areas of conservation, parks and gardens or Indigenous land management.

The course is designed for high school students in the Senior Phase of learning. Some theory components may be completed at the school and practical skills are taught in the field or at an Outdoor or Environmental Education Centre. Students are then required to apply their skills by completing projects back in their community.

Learning Outcomes:

  • AHCWHS201 Participate in work health and safety processes
  • AHCWRK209 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • AHCFAU201 Recognise fauna
  • AHCILM201 Maintain cultural places
  • AHCILM202 Observe and report plants and/or animals
  • AHCNAR202 Maintain wildlife habitat refuges
  • AHCPGD201 Plant trees and shrubs
  • AHCPMG201 Treat weeds
  • AHCPCM201 Recognise plants
  • AHCNAR201 Carry out natural area restoration
  • AHCLSC205 Install tree protection devices
  • TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
  • AHCMOM203 Operate basic machinery and equipment
  • AHCILM302 Provide appropriate information on cultural knowledge
  • FSKLRG07 Use strategies to identify job opportunities

The course can be completed in 6 months to 1 year and covers:

  • Work Health and Safety
  • Australian Indigenous knowledge of country
  • Identification of animals and plants
  • Revegetating and maintaining natural and cultural places

Suitable for students in Years 10 -12, this course contributes 4 points towards their QCE.

AHC31516 Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management

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This course may be delivered by Environmental Education Centres across Queensland. It can be delivered one day per week or in blocks of learning over 1 – 2 years.

AHC31516 Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management is targeted at people working in the industry and provides them with a range of practical conservation and land management skills, and traditional Indigenous customs and practices.

The course covers:

  • Revegetating and maintaining natural and cultural sites
  • Australian Indigenous knowledge of country
  • Identifying plants and animals
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Environmentally sustainable work practices
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Cert 4 in Outdoor Recreation

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If you are currently working in the Education or Outdoor Recreation Industry and want to update your skills, we can work with you to help you gain your Cert 4 in Outdoor Leadership. The course is provided through a mix of face-to-face and online learning.  We specialise in helping teachers, outdoor leaders and youth workers upgrade existing Outdoor Recreation qualifications to a Certificate 4 or help them convert existing experience and skills into formal qualifications.

RPL

If you are a Teacher or Outdoor Recreation Leader with extensive experience in the outdoors, feel free to contact us about undertaking an RPL process to obtain your Certificate 4 in Outdoor Leadership. You will need to be currently working in an outdoor recreation environment and have access to either; experienced outdoor leaders with qualifications in Outdoor Recreation that are willing to vouch for your skills, or be able to come to one of our Adult Short Courses to allow us to validate your skills.

Our Certificate 4 in Outdoor Leadership is written specifically for teachers and outdoor recreation leaders currently working with young people using outdoor activities to help them achieve educational and personal developmental outcomes.

If you are interested in discussing with us how we can help you gain a Certificate 4 in Outdoor Leadership complete the following form and we will contact you.  If after talking to you we feel that we can help we will provide you with a personal training plan that outlines training options and associated costs.

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Tallebudgera Beach School

SIS30413 Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation

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SIS30413 Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation is the entry level qualification needed to lead groups of participants in outdoor recreation activities.

If you are interested in gaining qualifications to work in the Outdoor Recreation/Education industry, we can develop a training plan for you. Your plan will let you know:

  • the units you need to complete to receive your qualification
  • the cost and payment plans
  • suggested training dates

Complete the form below and we will contact you so that we can develop a training plan that suits your needs.

RPL

If you already have extensive experience in the guiding people in the outdoors and are currently working in an outdoor recreation environment, you may be eligible to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to obtain all or part of SIS30413 Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation. Contact us for more information.

SIS30413 Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation will provide you with the skills you need to lead groups in the outdoors.  The volume of learning for a Certificate III is typically one to two years according to the Australian Qualifications Framework.

This course is made up of self paced online training, and face-to-face training and assessment weekends.

We are limiting our student numbers to only 10 students per training weekend so if you think this could be the sort of opportunity you have been looking for, simply complete the following form and we will contact or call Will Hanrahan 07 5520 9332 and discuss your options.

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