Course Information

Weather and Environment (Outdoor Leadership)

Course Description
This course develops competency to Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities as well as how to minimise environmental impact.

The course is generally classroom based but will require time in the field for the practical application of the theory.

Where camping is involved, students are to provide their own camping equipment and rations.

Course Content
This course requires the successful completion of:

  • SISOPLN005 Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities.
  • SISOFLD002 Minimise environmental impact.

The course content is:

  • Day 1 - Theory, maps, charts, and symbols.
  • Day 2 - Regional weather, seasonal patterns, and forecasting.
  • Day 3 - Environmental theory and best practice compliance.
  • 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 conducting outdoor leadership activities

40 hours completed over a continuous period of five days.

Training Strategy
Training is provided using theory and practical sessions whilst Interpreting Weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students are required to be employed in an Outdoor Leadership role and have prior skills and knowledge in outdoor recreation activities. 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 (6).
  • Skills Assessment(1).

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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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