Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Catalogue Number
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/06/2013   
   Page tools: Print Print Page RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product  

UNIT GROUP 4522 OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GUIDES


    OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GUIDES direct, instruct and guide individuals and groups in outdoor adventure activities such as bungy jumping, fishing and hunting, mountaineering, trekking and whitewater rafting.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • meeting members of a tour on arrival and making introductions
    • organising and supervising groups involved in outdoor adventures such as bungy jumping, fishing and hunting, mountaineering, trekking and whitewater rafting
    • setting up and maintaining equipment, and ensuring that equipment is safe and in working condition
    • demonstrating and providing instruction in the use of equipment and techniques required for participation
    • providing advice on safety measures, and ensuring that activities are conducted in a manner to minimise risk to participants
    • responding to emergencies by providing first aid assistance and taking appropriate further action if required
    • answering questions and advising on local interest points within a specific region
    • may maintain written reports of daily activities and carry out other administrative work

    Occupations:
      452211 Bungy Jump Master
      452212 Fishing Guide
      452213 Hunting Guide
      452214 Mountain or Glacier Guide
      452215 Outdoor Adventure Instructor
      452216 Trekking Guide
      452217 Whitewater Rafting Guide
      452299 Outdoor Adventure Guides nec

452211 BUNGY JUMP MASTER

    Directs, supervises and controls bungy jumping activities for individuals.

    Skill Level: 4


452212 FISHING GUIDE

    Plans, organises and provides guided fishing trips for individuals or groups.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Fly Fishing Guide
      Ocean Fishing Guide

452213 HUNTING GUIDE

    Plans, organises and provides guided hunting trips for individuals or groups.

    Skill Level: 4


452214 MOUNTAIN OR GLACIER GUIDE

    Plans, organises and provides guided trips for individuals or groups on mountains or glaciers.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Climbing Guide
      Ski Guide

452215 OUTDOOR ADVENTURE INSTRUCTOR

    Alternative Title:
      Outdoor Adventure Leader

    Provides adventure-based experiential education in outdoor adventure and bushcraft.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Abseiling Instructor
      Adventure Challenge Instructor
      Hang-gliding Instructor
      Outdoor Education Teacher
      Outdoor Pursuits Instructor
      Paragliding Instructor
      Rock Climbing Instructor

452216 TREKKING GUIDE

    Alternative Title:
      Bushwalking Guide

    Plans, organises and provides guided bushwalking and trekking trips for individuals or groups.

    Skill Level: 4


452217 WHITEWATER RAFTING GUIDE

    Plans, organises and provides guided rafting and kayaking trips for individuals or groups on whitewater rivers.

    Skill Level: 4


452299 OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GUIDES NEC

    This occupation group covers Outdoor Adventure Guides not elsewhere classified.

    Skill Level: 4

    Occupations in this group include:

      Caving Guide
      Cycle Touring Guide
      Horse Trekking Guide
      Sea Kayaking Guide
      Skydiving Instructor


Previous PageNext Page

Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window


Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.