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The Generic Adventure Site Guide skills program for Adventure Guides fully approved for both delivery, assessment and recognition of prior learning.

This Skills program is for the Guide who is specialising in a certain area of expertise within adventure site guide. It can be used for, all adventure based activities according to the rules of combination as described below. HOWEVER, Paddling and Mountaineering can still use the other existing specific programmes.

Download a PDF brochure about the GASG

 

There are many different ways in which you can access this program:

  • Full Online GASG Course – R2545
  • Online Recognition of Prior Learning with Learner Guides – R2545
  • Online Recognition of Prior Learning without Learner Guides – R2333
  • Learner Guides Only – R212
  • Re-Registration of an additional 120 days – R425

These are costs for the online component only. Cost for the practical assessment (if required) is not included and must be budgeted for in addition to this. Please contact the Assessor of your choice for a quote.

Facilitated courses are quoted for my the Facilitator concerned. Contact a facilitator 

Fully Facilitated by an AQN Facilitator – contact the facilitator of your choice. Details are on the right hand side of the page, or see Details Here (Cost on application)
Self Directed Online Study of the theory sections, and then when you have completed this, a one day coaching session and one day assessment with an assessor. Contact the Assessor of your choice. Details Here
Facilitated Recognition of Prior Learning – An Assessor comes to your workplace and leads you through the RPL process. (Cost on application) Contact the Assessor of your choice re this method. Details Here   It is important to bear in mind that RPL does not exempt you from assessment. RPL is assessment. The evidence that you present is an assessment of your current skills and knowledge applied against the assessment requirements of the course. You will be given the opportunity to display competency in all of the aspects of the Qualification that you are seeking; both ‘academic’ skills (subjects such as Risk management, OH&S and activity planning) and practical activity skills.  
ONLINE Recognition of Prior Learning – You do everything online at your own pace – and if required at the end of this, you do a one day assessment.  Details Here   It is important to bear in mind that RPL does not exempt you from assessment. RPL is assessment. The evidence that you present is an assessment of your current skills and knowledge applied against the assessment requirements of the course. You will be given the opportunity to display competency in all of the aspects of the Qualification that you are seeking; both ‘academic’ skills (subjects such as Risk management, OH&S and activity planning) and practical activity skills. 
Some RPL Learners have found it difficult to prove their current experience and are shown a lack of knowledge in some areas, so we have decided to offer the same training materials we offer the full course Learners to RPL candidates for an extra R212. If you would like to have these materials, use this payment link

Not all Learners are suited to online learning. Please discuss this with us to make sure you are getting the best training for you.

Our technical pre-requisites are as follows:

We required that you have reliable internet access (whether that be at home or your local library) that is capable of downloading files and are familiar and capable of doing the following:

  1. Use Microsoft Word for assignment writing (or an equal document creation application.Not Google docs please)
  2. Have a functional email address and be familiar with how to email regularly.
  3. Be capable of attaching a document to an email
  4. Be capable of downloading PDF’s and printing them for your studies (can be done at home or through a third party such as office depot)
  5. Be comfortable with signing into an online system with an username and password and keeping that secure.
Download: Course Data Sheet.pdf

 

If you would like us to contact you about this skills program, please contact us