Freshwater creek excursion

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


Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost
Vertical Rescue - Assessment Day for October Course 25/11/2017 25/11/2017 $450

Kids enjoying indoor climbing

Climbing Artificial Guide 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 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


Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost
Artificial Climbing Guide 28/10/2017 29/10/2017 $450

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 Course Start Date Course End Date Cost

Tallebudgera Beach School

Pool Lifeguard Course

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This course provides you with the ability to receive your Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) and your Pool Lifeguard Skillset all in one course.

The Pool Lifeguard skill set is the nationally recognised award required to work as a Pool Lifeguard.

If you already have the qualification and it is less than 2 years old and just need it updated to meet currency requirements please let us know as a re-certification courses are available.

Upcoming Courses are listed below:

Upcoming Courses


Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost
Pool Lifeguard Course 04/12/2017 05/12/2017 $499

Water and sustainability

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

Certificate 2 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.

Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways is targeted at Indigenous students with the aim of increasing employment opportunities by attaining a Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), learning in real world contexts, enriching cultural knowledge and connecting to community.

Suitable for students in Years 10 -12, this course contributes 4 points towards their QCE and satisfies the QCE literacy and numeracy requirements.

The 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

If the course is facilitated by an Outdoor Education Centre, three Outdoor Recreation competencies can be included to give students experience in working in the outdoors.

Upcoming Courses

Seeds in the forest

Certificate 2 in Conservation and Land Management

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Face2Face Content: This course is being delivered by Environmental Education Centres in South East Queensland. It can be delivered one day per week or in blocks of learning.

Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management is targeted at Indigenous students and aims to increase employment opportunities by engaging students in hands-on work in the outdoors. Students build practical skills for the workplace while operating machinery, planting trees and observing animals.

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.

Upcoming Courses

Cert 3 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.

Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management is targeted at Indigenous students and provides them with a range of practical conservation and land management skills, knowledge of traditional Indigenous customs and practices, and the opportunity to explore employment options or further study in this field.

The course covers:

  • Work Health and Safety and emergency procedures
  • Australian Indigenous knowledge of country
  • Environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Safe operation of machinery and equipment
  • Revegetating and maintaining natural and cultural sites
  • Learning pathways and careers in the area of conservation and land management

Suitable for students in the senior years, this course contributes 8 points towards their QCE.

Upcoming Courses

Mangroves and ecosystem

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 Recreation. 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 Recreation. 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 Recreation 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 Recreation 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

Cert 3 in Outdoor Recreation

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A certificate 3 in Outdoor Recreation is the entry level qualification needed to lead groups of participants in Outdoor Recreation activities.

If you are interested in getting qualified to work in the Outdoor Recreation/Education industry or do you just want to find out how close you are to being able to receive a Certificate 3 in Outdoor Recreation once all the qualifications you already have are taken into account 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
  • Suggested training dates

Complete the form below to allow us to develop a training plan for you.

RPL

If you are a Teacher or Outdoor Recreation Leader with extensive experience in the outdoors, feel free to contact us to discuss undertaking a RPL process to obtain your Certificate 3 in Outdoor Recreation. You will need to be currently working in an outdoor recreation environment and have access to experienced outdoor leaders with qualifications in Outdoor Recreation who are willing to vouch for your skills.

Based at Tallebudgera Beach School on the Gold Coast our Certificate 3 course will provide you with the skills you need to lead groups in the outdoors as well as the techniques and methods you need to help them learn and develop in areas such as teamwork, resilience and self-esteem.  It is run over one year, however as the course is self paced students can progress more quickly.  The course is made up of face-to-face training weekends, self paced online training and if required and  flexible work experience placements at Tallebudgera Beach School and its Currumbin Valley Campus.  With training being provided online or during activity training weekends along with a wide variety of practical experience options available**, the course has been designed to help you integrate your training with your existing commitments.

We are limiting our student numbers to only 10 students next year so if you think this could be the sort of opportunity you have been looking for please request a training plan.

Important points to consider:

  • The Activity Specialisations available are Bushwalking, Canoeing, Artificial Climbing, Snorkelling, Surfing and Low Ropes. **

* Course costs are payable in instalments.

** Practical Experience opportunities at Tallebudgera Beach School and its Currumbin Campus are limited to Canoeing, Artificial Climbing and Low Ropes.

If you are interested in joining us in 2017 to complete a Certificate 3 in Outdoor Recreation simply complete the following form and we will contact you to discuss your options and organise an interview.

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