Course Information

Canyoning – Intermediate to Advanced

Course Description
This course develops competency to lead intermediate to advanced canyoning.

The course will use a variety of campsites. Students are to bring their own camping equipment. Students are to bring their own cooking equipment and rations.

Canyoning equipment will be provided (ropes, carabiners, helmets, harnesses, etc).

Students are required to bring their own camping equipment and clothing.

Students may bring personal equipment, but it must pass an inspection by Group 314 prior to use.

Course Content
This course requires the successful completion of:

  • SISOCAY005 Establish ropes and belays for abseils in intermediate to advanced canyons.
  • SISOCAY007 Lead canyoning activities, intermediate to advanced canyons.

The course content is:

  • Day 1 - Demonstration activity, theory, knot craft, and equipment.
  • Day 2 - Anchors and establishing ropes.
  • Day 3 - Anchors and establishing ropes.
  • Day 4 - Assessment.
  • Day 5 - Assessment.

Nationally Recognised Training ( NRT ) under the Australian Quality Training Framework ( AQTF ).

Certification Type
Statement of Attainment.

Course Fee
$1,500 ex GST (per enrolment)

Entry Requirements
Students must:

  • Be at least 18 years old at the time of enrolment.
  • Have an email address and access to a computer with an internet connection.
  • Complete a Pre-course Evaluation conducted by Group 314 to determine suitability for the course.
  • Have experience in leading intermediate to advanced canyons.

40 hours completed over a continuous period of five days.

Training Strategy
Training is provided using practical sessions whilst conducting canyoning in intermediate to advanced environments.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students are required to be employed in an Outdoor Leadership role and have prior skills and knowledge in roping and outdoor guiding. They will therefore have experience that qualifies as RPL. RPL will be assessed and supplemented by gap and/or refresher training as required.

Refer to the Group 314 RPL Policy Click here for more information.

Credit Transfer
Not available.

Refer to the Group 314 Credit Transfer Policy Click here for more information.

Assessment Strategy
This course requires students to complete a variety of assessment activities.

  • Written Knowledge Assessment (2).
  • Competency Observation (7).
  • Skills Assessment(2).

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More About This Course
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If you would like to discuss this course with a Group 314 representative, please email or phone 1300 448 779.

Please email or phone 1300 448 779 to enrol.

Why study with us

  • The practical application of skills and knowledge is important to us.
  • Our trainers and assessors have vast amounts of industry experience.
  • Prior learning is recognised to avoid unnecessary effort.
  • Courses are customised to suit individual and organisational needs.
  • We will help as much as we can.
  • There are no unexpected charges and payment plans are offered.

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