Tertiary Programme – Diploma

Love the outdoors? Come and train with the best towards a career in outdoor education at our Tongariro Centre.

New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure Education (multi-skilled) Level 4

This is a one year, full-time course of study taught at our Tongariro Centre in the central North Island. This programme will allow you to safely explore numerous outdoor environments and conditions including alpine, bush, rocks and rivers. A big part of the programme involves learning about assessing and managing risk. This course leads onto, and is a prerequisite for, the Diploma course.

Please download the Prospectus for more course details.

Every year Hillary Outdoors offers two scholarships to students identifying as Maori for a place on either of our Tertiary Programmes – Certificate or Diploma.

The Scholarship is valued at 50% of the tuition fees for one year of study.

To apply students must submit their course application, followed by a letter explaining their Maori Heritage, why they need a scholarship and what benefit it could bring to themselves and their Iwi.

For more information or to submit your scholarship letter please contact Tui Brabyn – Tertiary Administrator, Tongariro Centre.

We welcome students from all over the world to study with us.

Please read the application guidelines or apply here

Check out our FAQs for more info!