Day Walk Leadership Program

Designed for club leaders, teachers and small business.

Multi Day Bushwalking Leadership Program

Designed for Teachers, Tour Leaders, Club Expedition Leaders

Bushwalk Leader Stages of Accreditation

With 5 stages courses can provide skills and qualifications to potential leaders.

Bushwalking Leadership Program


Bushwalking  Assistant Leadership Course

Course Dates

  • Tues 22nd March 2016, 6-9pm
    Question and answer session

    • Introduction to the course with explanation about assessment methods, expectations related to completion of tasks, etc
    • An overview of the log book and e-learning component.
    • What steps you will go through post course and what the course enables you to lead in the future.
    • Part of the course requirements is to complete the online e-learning before attending the workshops. This session is also to help people who have questions about the e-learning process.
  • Tues 19th & Wed 20th April 2016, Overnight
    Navigation, orienteering, minimal impact techniques and maintaining an overnight campsite
    Conducted in adjacent Adelaide Hills location
  • Thurs 28th – Sat 30th April 2016
    Conducted in a National Park (or equivalent) within 3hrs drive of Adelaide
  • Sat 14th & Sun 15th May 2016, Overnight
    Search and rescue, and overnight navigation activity
    Conducted in adjacent Adelaide Hills location

About this Course

The course provides training to prepare people as Assistant Bushwalking Leaders. By completing all course components people will be able to assist and take walking groups on journeys of up to 3 days duration in designated locations under supervision of a qualified leader.

Time commitment:

an evening workshop

2 x 2 day practical camping workshops

a 3 day expedition

Ideal for outdoor education teachers and instructors, youth workers, potential bushwalking leaders, mining surveyors, bushwalking club leaders and interested bushwalkers keen on developing their skillset.

The course has evolved over the years to meet the needs of modern learning. Taking into account the busy lives people live these days, we have moved to an e-learning system whereby students are able to complete a great deal of the theory work online. This means that there is no paperwork to lose and you can begin working on this material using nothing more than a smart phone.

Such a platform also allows us to update our resources for more efficiently, and cuts down drastically on our use of paper.


Full fee paying students: $740.00

These costs cover enrolment, instruction, course materials & maps, and all campsite fees for the overnight workshops and  3-day expedition. You will need to provide your own food and equipment for the course.

To gain full Bushwalking Leadership Certification further fees are payable for each training module.

These are:

  • Technical skills Assessment $180.00
  • Group Management Assessment $320.00

Payment must accompany enrolment form. Place secured with full payment.


Adelaide, Adelaide Hills and a suitable location for the 3 day walk within 3 hours drive of Adelaide.


Course payment must accompany enrolment form. Payment options provided on course enrolment form.

A late fee of $115 may apply for enrolments finalised less than 2 weeks prior to the start date.

Bushwalking Leadership SA