Those wishing to guide mountain bike tours in intermediate environments.
|Course Name: ||SISSS00071 - Mountain Bike Guide (Intermediate Environment)|
|Course Code: ||SISSS00071|
|Course Duration: ||3-6 months part time.|
|Training Plans: || Mountain Bike Guide (Intermediate Environment)|
A person designated as a Mountain Bike Guide (Intermediate Environment) has the skills, knowledge and experience that enables them to work independently within a variety of settings and contexts.
Mountain Bike Guides (Intermediate Environment) may work independently at a broad range of venues with a variety of different client groups. Persons at this level of registration should be able to apply their skills and knowledge to a broad variety of mountain biking on terrain that includes:
• Long, steep inclines and declines incorporating loose surface and a step ups/downs
• Cross slope riding involving irregular terrain
• Difficult water crossings (water depth at least to pedals, irregular bottom, offset entry and exit points)
• Bush tracks that include narrow, twisting and irregular terrain
• Irregular sandy or muddy terrain
• Very rough rocky ground
• Snow and ice
• Slippery incline/declines
• Should be able to deal with non-routine situations.
Written risk assessments, emergency management plans and practical assessments will be used in this skillset.
|Qualification Requirements: |
There are no qualification requirements to this course.
A current first aid certificate - HLTAID003 Provide frst aid, is a core unit and is required before commencing the course.
|Units of Competence: ||
||Plan outdoor recreation activities
||Guide outdoor recreation sessions
||Minimise environmental impact
||Interpret weather conditions in the field
||Respond to emergency situations
||Follow occupational health and safety policies
||Undertake risk analysis of activities
||Select, set up and maintain a bike
||Demonstrate basic cycling skills
||Demonstrate basic off-road cycling skills
||Apply advanced off-road cycling skills
||Guide off-road cycle tours
||Apply navigation skills in an intermediate environment
||Manage risk in an outdoor activity
||Plan for minimal environmental impact
||Coordinate emergency responses
||Implement and monitor occupational health and safety policies
These units provide a credit towards SIS40313 Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation.
Course Cost is:
$1950 Non Funded OR
$459 Non Concessional and Funded* OR
$139 Concessional and Funded*
*Higher Skill Level Funding