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Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation

Most people completing specific adventurous activities courses in Scouting should enrol directly into that activity area using the Unit only Enrolment for Outdoor Recreation. 

The Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation is a nationally recognised qualification which provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in guiding outdoor recreation activities in a controlled environment. It requires technical knowledge of the outdoor recreation activity to be transferred to allow individuals to safely participate in the outdoor activity.
There are multiple activity streams and learning pathways in Scouts Australia that provide learning and experiences that align closely and will provide most of your evidence towards meeting the requirements of the Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation. Further information is available in the Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation Candidate Information.

Evidence may be gathered in many different ways, some options are;                         
  • Rover Scouts participating in Outdoor Adventure Skills as a part of the Youth Program                                             
  • Participation in a variety of adventurous activity courses
  • Actively participating in adventurous activities
  • Adult Leaders completing training for;
    • Basic Outdoor Skills 
    • Introduction to Training
    • Adventurous Activities Common Core A and B1 Practicals
After enrolling you will;
  1. Need to provide copies of the evidence that you are using for your recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment.
  2. After evidence is provided an Assessor will be assigned who will assess your evidence and work with you to address any gaps against the requirements of the qualification.

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Name Single Enrol
TAS Cert III Outdoor Recreation
VIC Abseiling Class
UCSSC Outdoor Recreation
UCSSC Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation