SISSS00071 – Mountain Bike Guide (Intermediate Environment)


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:
CodeUnit NameType
SISOODR302A Plan outdoor recreation activities Core
SISOODR303A Guide outdoor recreation sessions Core
SISOOPS201A Minimise environmental impact Core
SISOOPS306A Interpret weather conditions in the field Core
SISXCAI306A Facilitate groups Core
SISXEMR201A Respond to emergency situations Core
SISXOHS101A Follow occupational health and safety policies Core
SISXRSK301A Undertake risk analysis of activities Core
SISOCYT201A Select, set up and maintain a bike Elective
SISOCYT202A Demonstrate basic cycling skills Elective
SISOMBK201A Demonstrate basic off-road cycling skills Elective
SISOMBK302A Apply advanced off-road cycling skills Elective
SISOMBK303A Guide off-road cycle tours Elective
SISONAV302A Apply navigation skills in an intermediate environment Elective
SISOODR404A Manage risk in an outdoor activity Elective
SISOOPS304A Plan for minimal environmental impact Elective
SISXEMR402A Coordinate emergency responses Elective
SISXOHS402A Implement and monitor occupational health and safety policies Elective

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

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