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Outdoor Education - Adventure

Learn about adventure activities, how to market adventure packages, and the types of equipment that are needed.

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Learn about adventure activities, how to market adventure packages, and the types of equipment that are needed.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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This training course offers a comprehensive exploration of Outdoor Education and all its facets. The course takes a broad all-encompassing view and approaches the topic from a psychosocial, anthropological, geo-environmental, historic and marketing angle. This course will be of interest to anyone with an interest in outdoor adventure, either as a personal hobby, or in a professional capacity such as outdoor adventure guide or group leader.

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Access to adventure

Adventure as a commodity

Characteristics of adventure

Different types of adventure


Grading and guidebooks

Examples of adventure

Impact on the environment

Motivation for adventure

Safety in adventure

Meaning of adventure

The media

Timing and location


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to identify the meaning of adventure through history such as Cook's discovery, Mawson's epic journey, misadventure, exploration and much more. You will know the characteristics of adventure such as safety, cost, group size and other important aspects that need to be considered in adventure. You will have a good knowledge of what motivates people to take part in adventure activities.

This course will provide you with examples of adventure. You will know the factors that affect you assessing certain types of adventure, the medias influence on outdoor adventure, grading, guidebooks, how to market adventure packages, types of equipment and improvements in technology.


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