Tags: Outdoor recreation jobs, outdoor adventure jobs, careers in sports industry, career in fitness industry, jobs in fitness, jobs in sport, sport jobs, active jobs
Instructs and guides individuals and groups in outdoor adventure activities such as bicycle touring, bushwalking, canoeing, caving, cross country skiing, horse trekking, rafting, rock climbing and sailing. Instructors develop the skills of participants so that they can act independently or with minimal supervision following the program and may be required to conduct assessments.
The outdoor recreation sector may work with special populations, young people or corporate groups. Work is often based on adventure tourism or eco-tourism, in holiday camps, or in outdoor recreation activities such as abseiling or canoeing.
Outdoor recreation instructors spend most of their working time outdoors. They are required to work in all weather conditions and in all types of terrain. Locations may include national parks, rivers, mountains, forests, at sea or underwater.
Specialisations: Abseiling Instructor, Adventure Challenge Instructor, Hang-gliding Instructor, Outdoor Education Teacher, Outdoor Pursuits Instructor, Paragliding Instructor, Rock Climbing Instructor.
FUTURE GROWTH – VERY STRONG
WEEKLY EARNINGS -N/A
FULL-TIME SHARE – 59%
FEMALE SHARE – 41%
Education, Training and Skills Pathways
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