Avondale College of Higher Education - RTO #91191

Avondale's Diploma of Outdoor Recreation (SIS50310) provides you with professional training in an exciting array of challenging adventure activities. The course provides nationally recognised competency-based training qualifications, which are designed to equip you for employment in outdoor recreation, tourism and education sectors.

The Outdoor Recreation course is highly practical and enjoyable, with much of the learning taking place in the field, giving students the opportunity to travel to various parts of Australia. In the past, trips have included: bush-walking in the Barrington Tops and the Snowy Mountains, sea kayaking around the Central Coast and Queensland and abseiling and climbing in the Blue Mountains. The course also provides you with opportunities for networking and building connections to assist with gaining future employment.

Graduates of the Diploma of Outdoor Recreation (SIS50310) can seek employment in the following areas:

  • Sport and recreation centre
  • Wilderness adventure camping and tourism
  • Outdoor education and adventure therapy programs
  • Commercial guiding and instructing
  • Youth at Risk programs


Avondale is a Christian institution of higher education offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and vocational courses. Students benefit from quality education, life-skill preparation and a supportive environment.

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