SIS20419 Certificate II
in Outdoor Recreation


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who assist with operational logistics and the delivery of recreational activities. Assistants work under direct supervision and guidance from those responsible for planning, finalising and delivering activities, including program managers and leaders.

Assistants use a range of fundamental activity techniques and can work in indoor and outdoor recreation environments, adventure learning centres or camps delivering outdoor recreation activities including commercial, not-for-profit and government organisations.


Delivered over 6 – 12 months*
*flexibility for VETiS programs

Delivery Modes / Locations:

Combination of:
Classroom theory sessions – Paramount Adventure Centre training room or school
Practical training sessions & assessments – various outdoor locations, Gold Coast
Self-paced online training & exams


11 units total = 4 x Core + 7 x Elective unit

SISXIND002      Maintain Sport, fitness & recreation industry knowledge
HLTWHS001     Participate in workplace health and safety
SISOFLD001     Assist in conducting recreation sessions
SISOFLD002     Minimise environmental impact

HLTAID011       Provide First Aid
SISOCNE001     Paddle a craft using fundamental skills
SISOBWG001   Bushwalking in tracked environments
SISOCLM001     Top rope climb single pitches, artificial
SISOABS001     Abseil fundamental skills
SISOSUP001     Paddle a SUP board on inland flatwater
SISXFAC001       Maintain equipment for activities

*example program – other activity elective units can be selected (packaging rules apply)


Fee for Service


Cost of training is paid by the student or a person or organisation on behalf of the student.

* pricing subject to units of competency chosen

VET in schools (VETiS)*

No Cost

* Funded by the Queensland Government
* Eligibility criteria applies