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    Outdoor Instructor Program | New Zealand

    Outdoor Instructor Program | New Zealand


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destinations: New Zealand
    • Credit Awarded: None
    • Program Length: Semester, Other
    • Start Month: September
    • Category: Outdoor Adventure
    • Selective: No
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 19+
    • Housing: Other, Tents
    • Application Fee: $17,000
    • Affiliation: Gap Year Association
    • Financial Aid: Payment Terms
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    Wondering how you can become an outdoor instructor? This 28-week Outdoor Instructor Program is perfect for you! Learn technical outdoor skills, and dial in your instructor and guide techniques.

    What is the Outdoor Instructor Program in New Zealand?

    If you are looking to become an outdoor instructor and kickstart your career in the outdoors, this 28-week Outdoor Instructor Program is designed for you. Learning the fundamentals of hiking, and rock climbing while gaining logbook days in the outdoors and refining your group facilitation skills will see you fast-track your way to an exciting outdoor career! 

    This is an accelerated, practical immersion course, which offers a unique blend of outdoor education and instructor training. Expect to spend your days outdoors learning the fundamental skills, advanced skills and instructor techniques required to become a role model in the outdoors.

    What's Included in the Program?

    • Pure Exploration Certificate of Instructing 
    • NZOIA Rock 1 Qualification
    • NZOIA Bush 1 Qualification
    • Technical equipment for rock climbing, hiking and camping
    • Transportation during program days
    • Highly skilled program guides
    • Employer networking opportunities

    Where Can I Work After the Program Finishes?

    With your newly acquired industry-recognised skills, you will easily find instructor or guiding work in the outdoors! We've had students go on to work for Pure Exploration as a program instructor, we've also had students go on to work for NOLS, Pacific Discovery, Wilderness Adventures and many other outdoor companies.

    Who is This Program For?

    If you want to make a career within the outdoors, this is the program for you! Advanced skills, instructor training, and industry-recognised qualifications will see you thrive in the outdoor industry.

    What are you waiting for?! Don't miss out, speak to a Program Advisor today: explore@pureexploration.com