Outdoor Adventure & Tourism

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Study in the beauty of New Zealands natural environment. Jump-start your career in this exciting and fast-growing industry.

  • Diploma in Outdoor Adventure

    Gain the skills to work as a multi-activity instructor in tramping, bush craft, kayaking, rock climbing, abseiling, high and low rope courses and adventure-based learning in New Zealand's great outdoors. Includes work experience. LEVEL 5.

  • Certificate in Outdoor Adventure

    Gain skills and learn how to kayak, rock climb, abseil, camp, tramp and survive. Head into the wild places of New Zealand and confidently use your knowledge. LEVEL 3

  • Avalanche Stage 1

    This course teaches students about avalanche safety.

  • Certificate in Work Skills (Hospitality & Tourism)

    Gain skills and knowledge to progress on to further study in the hospitality/tourism area. Learn about customer service, communication, tourism and coffee making. LEVEL 2

Match your qualification with a profession in the flowchart below


Pathway Outdoor Adventure and Tourism


For more detailed information about specific careers (including working conditions, pay and progression and job outlook) go to  www.careers.govt.nz 

Outdoor Adventure 

Programme Manager

Neil Gardiner

Lead Tutor

Denise Clements


Mike Roberston

Angus Thompson

Wayne Putt


Hospitality and Tourism

Programme Manager

Wendy Gibson


Melissa Nielsen

May Moore

Hospitality and Professional Cookery
Office Administration and Computing
Beauty and Hairdressing

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