Adventure Activities Instructor


Guides and instructs individuals and groups undertaking adventure based activities. These may include abseiling, bike touring, diving, hiking, kayaking, rafting, rock climbing, surfing or other adventure activities.


Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and prepare activities to suit the needs, abilities and experience of each individual or group
  • Create skills development and training programs
  • Critique technique, apply a variety of appropriate instructional strategies and assess participant’s skill acquisition at the end of a program or session
  • Provide advice on safety procedures and risk-avoidance measures
  • Advise on matters such as equipment selection and appropriateness of particular destinations or activities
  • Check weather conditions before starting sessions, assessing hazards and managing risks
  • Respond to emergencies during outdoor recreation activities by providing first aid assistance and organising means of evacuation
  • Conduct assessments to decide on skill level of a participant


Growth: Very Strong

Education Pathways: SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism

SIT30316 Certificate III in Guiding

SIT40116 Certificate IV in Guiding

SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

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