- Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation .....
is this course about?
TAFE NSW Western Institute, Lithgow College provides
Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation, based on a first-year
and a second-year 10-day residential/field Block Delivered
Program. That is, a total of 2 x 10-day programs.
program is TAFE Delivered HSC VET (TVET) delivered from
the National Outdoor Recreation Training Package (S1S10).
can choose one of 2 Outdoor Recreation study options:
First-year 10-day program (TVET) = partial completion
of Certificate II.
2. First-year 10-day program + Second-year 10-day program
(TVET) = partial completion of Certificate II.
Students enrolled in NSW Schools attending year 11 and 12 may be eligible to undertake the program. Each student needs to submit an APPLICATION FORM with their school’s acknowledgment. Upon successful completion of a 10-day program, students are awarded an academic transcript from TAFE and gain two NSW Board of Studies endorsed units towards either the preliminary HSC or HSC.
Depending on the program option students gain an appreciation of a variety of Australian natural landscapes and environments from: sandstone cliffs in the Blue Mountains for climbing, abseiling and canyoning to the local water ways for canoeing. It should be noted that if adverse weather prevents students from doing any of the activities, wet weather options may include sight seeing or indoor activities such as indoor rock-climbing at Lithgow College. Our programs operate in semi remote areas occasionally without vehicle access.
The program has a maximum group size of 19 students and is staffed according to the Department of Education and Training guidelines. There are 2–3 qualified and experienced TAFE teachers at all times. Weather can be unpredictable at times and the outdoors has inherent risks; teachers will endeavour to provide a positive learning environment and teach skills in progression in order to minimise risks.
the links below which will detail the program options
Simone Carroll-Germech at the Lithgow College of TAFE NSW
Telephone: +61-2-6352 0433
commitment is to provide high quality graduates in outdoor education....
leadership and technical skills training ......
to meet the needs of employers
in the outdoor profession.'