Vocational Courses

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We specialise in adventure based learning and outdoor education courses tailored to suit the needs of those wishing to pursue a career path in the Recreation Industry, and/or up-skill their existing qualifications. These courses are suitable for both newcomers to the industry, as well as those wanting to develop their skills further and/or seeking nationally recognised qualifications.

Our courses and programs have a strong focus on sustainability, environmental issues and human behaviour. We believe that a focus on developing the individual's belief in themselves and recognising the part they play in a team, society and the ecosystem as a whole, allows for positive and creative contributions to our planet.

We design our courses and programs to allow enough time for well structured and meaningful debriefs, in order to provide the deepest level of experiential learning within each session. As such we believe that it is important to translate these core values into our courses for anyone delivering outdoor education. These values will be evident in all aspects of our training, and we hope that anyone partaking will walk away with a greater understanding and a desire to impart these values as they work within the industry.

Courses are run at locations around Perth and throughout WA including; Mountain Quarry in Boya, Statham’s Quarry in Goosebery Hill, Wilyabrup Sea Cliffs, Canning and Swan Rivers and various bushwalking locations throughout Perth and WA. 

 

Our Group sizes run at a ratio of 8 person maximum per 1 instructor.  Courses delivered by Spacechameleon Adventure Co are on behalf of The Outdoor Education Consultants – RTO#40608. https://www.toec.com.au/

 

Which course is best for me?

Short Courses combine elective and core units from both the SIS30619 Certificate III and SIS40619 Certificate IV in Outdoor Leadership.  These courses are recommended for people with current skills and experience in outdoor recreation. Anyone new to the industry or with less than 2 years experience, it is strongly recommended to complete additional units at Certificate III level to gain the skills to be able to lead groups.

Additional units are comprised of the remaining core units at Certificate III or IV level respectively making it easier for participants to complete a full qualification at a later stage.  Any units completed will be credit transferred to a full qualification at no charge. Please contact us for more information on these.

Short Courses offered by us.

Single Pitch Abseiling (Natural Surfaces)

  • SISOABS003 Abseil single pitches, natural surfaces

  • SISOABS006 Establish ropes for single pitch abseiling on natural surfaces

  • SISOABS009 Lead single pitch abseiling activities on natural surfaces

  • SISOFLD002 Minimise environmental impact

  • SISOPLN004 Identify hazards, assess and control risks for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN005 Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN001 Finalise operation of outdoor recreation activities

Vertical Rescue (including complex rescues)

  • SISORSC003 Perform complex vertical rescues (SISOABS006 Establish ropes for single pitch

       abseiling on natural surfaces is recommended before enrolling in a vertical rescue course)

  • SISOFLD002 Minimise environmental impact

  • SISOPLN004 Identify hazards, assess and control risks for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN005 Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities

Single Pitch Top Rope Climbing (Natural Surfaces)

  • SISOCLM002 Top rope climb single pitches, natural surfaces

  • SISOCLM006 Establish belays for single pitch climbing on natural surfaces

  • SISOCLM009 Lead single pitch climbing activities on natural surfaces, top rope climbing

  • SISOFLD002 Minimise environmental impact

  • SISOPLN004 Identify hazards, assess and control risks for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN005 Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities

Canoeing on Moving Water

  • SISOCNE002 Paddle a canoe on inland flatwater

  • SISOCNE003 Paddle a canoe on moving water up to grade 1 rivers

  • SISOCNE005 Lead canoeing activities on inland flatwater

  • SISOCNE006 Lead canoeing activities on moving water up to grade 1 rivers

  • SISOFLD002 Minimise environmental impact

  • SISOPLN004 Identify hazards, assess and control risks for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN005 Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN001 Finalise operation of outdoor recreation activities

Canoeing on Inland Flatwater

  • SISOCNE002 Paddle a canoe on inland flatwater

  • SISOCNE005 Lead canoeing activities on inland flatwater

  • SISOFLD002 Minimise environmental impact

  • SISOPLN004 Identify hazards, assess and control risks for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN005 Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN001 Finalise operation of outdoor recreation activities

Challenge Course, High Elements - Lead

  • SISOCRP302A Conduct a high ropes session

  • SISOABL001 Lead adventure-based learning activities

  • SISOFLD002 Minimise environmental impact

  • SISOPLN004 Identify hazards, assess and control risks for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN005 Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN001 Finalise operation of outdoor recreation activities

Challenge Course, High Elements - Supervise

  • SISOABL002 Facilitate adventure-based learning activities

  • SISOCHC001 Lead challenge course sessions, low elements

  • SISOCHC002 Set up and supervise challenge course sessions, low elements

  • SISOFLD002 Minimise environmental impact

  • SISOPLN004 Identify hazards, assess and control risks for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN005 Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities

  • SISOPLN001 Finalise operation of outdoor recreation activities

Additional Core units

  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

  • PUAOPE013 Operate communications systems and equipment

  • SISXCCS001 Provide quality service

  • SISXEMR001 Respond to emergency situations

  • SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities

  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

  • PUAOPE013 Operate communications systems and equipment

  • SISXCAI006 Facilitate groups

  • SISXCCS003 Address client needs

  • SISXEMR002 Coordinate emergency responses

  • SISORSC001 Conduct search and rescue

  • SISOPLN002 Plan outdoor activity sessions

  • SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities

Current Open Course Dates

For those interested in our courses, we are currently offering tailored courses which will fit in with our operating schedule. The practical components will be completed with real groups that we run. The online components can be completed in the student's own time. Locking in a period for those wanting to book in a group and complete all the practical training in one period over several weeks, is an option. We can also come to your venue, to complete certain training and assessments. Please contact us to discuss options.  

 

For Roping Courses, we recommend they are done back to back for those with little to no experience. For those with previous experience/qualifications, they can be done individually as required. 

For those with previous experiences/qualifications, adjustments in days required and pricing will be made on a case by case basis.

Recognition of Prior Learning can be taken into consideration where appropriate.

Interest Free Payment Plans are available. Contact us to discuss options and learn more.

For further information, pricing and enrolment please contact us on; 0423 182 663 or email; info@spacechameleon.com.au

Prices are valid until until 30th December 2020

 

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