Tertiary Programmes

Love the outdoors? Train towards a career in outdoor education…

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Certificate in Outdoor Adventure Skills and Leadership (Level 4)

Course starting February 2018. This is a one year course that will teach you how to explore all outdoor environments – mountains, bush, rivers,caves – whilst staying safe by assessing and managing risk. The focus is on giving you the personal skills to be comfortable in these environments.  Click here for course details.

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National Diploma in Outdoor Recreation (Instruction) (Level 5)

Course starting February 2018. This one year course will build on your Certificate skills; you will have the opportunity to develop your leadership skills, further increase your practical skills and risk management and prepare yourself for work in the industry by working alongside instructors at Hillary Outdoors. Click here for course details.

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Maori student scholarship

Visit our scholarships page for information on how to apply for a Maori student scholarship