Day Walk Leadership Program

Open to any walker with experience and or training in bushwalking.

Bushwalking Leadership Program

Open to any walker with experience and or training in overnight bushwalking.

Bushwalk Leader Stages of Accreditation

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

Our Day Walk Courses and Multi-Day Walk Courses provide a pathway to move from Assistant Leader to an Leader, and from day walks to 3-day multi-day walks, to more remote and rugged walks. Each course builds on the previous course.

Bushwalking Leadership Courses

Day Walk Assistant Leadership Certificate

Course code: DWALC

  • Attend a Day Walk Leadership course
  • Complete the Day Walk Leadership course workbook
  • Submit a walk planning project
  • Submit Risk Assessment for a Day Walk

Day Walk Leadership Certificate

Course code: DWLC

  • Complete part one of Day Walk Leadership Program, the Day Walk Assistant Leadership Certificate.
  • Log the required number of led walks
  • Complete a walk plan
  • Undertake a practical assessment

Level 1 – Bushwalking Assistant Leadership Certificate

Course code: BALC

  • Complete the e-learning course component
  • Attend the 2x¬†required practical workshops
  • Attend the 3x day Advisor accompanied¬†field experience

Level 2 – Bushwalking Leadership Certificate

Course code: BLC

  • Log the required number of led walks
  • Submit a walk planning project and Risk Assessment for a (minimum) 2-day walk
  • Participate in a 2-day Technical Skills Assessment
  • Undertake a practical assessment walk (minimum 2-day duration)
  • Complete Theory Exam

Level 3 – Advanced Bushwalking Leader Course

Course code: ABLC

  • Log the required number of led walks
  • Participate in General Mountain Training
  • Participate in Steep Terrain Group Management Training
  • Undertake a practical assessment walk (minimum 3-day duration)
  • Complete Theory Exam
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