SIS50310 Diploma of Outdoor Recreation

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Course description

A Diploma of Outdoor Recreation SIS50310 is for students wanting leadership skills in the outdoor recreation sector. Student learn more than just how become outdoor instructors, but how to plan activities, manage the associated risks, and comply with relevant Australian laws. Students can specialise in abseiling, bushwalking, canoeing, climbing, sea kayaking, horse riding, or mountain biking.

Note: to enrol in this course students must have a minimum of 2 years work experience (or formal qualification) and hold a current First Aid Certificate + CPR.

The Diploma of Outdoor Recreation SIS50310 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

English Language

English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

History and Archeology

Events of the past, their causes, how we learn about them, and how they influence the way we live today.


Confident in talking to others.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Tour Guide$1,150 weekly pay
Outdoor Activity Instructor$1,250 weekly pay
Outdoor Recreation Leader$1,250 weekly pay

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the SIS50310 Diploma of Outdoor Recreation such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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