This course trains outdoor enthusiasts with experience and skills in bushwalking to a standard appropriate to lead groups of less experienced adults or dependent groups (including students) on bushwalking trips.
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Course Intended for:
The course is appropriate to leaders from:
- youth groups
- bushwalking clubs
- the educational sector
- government agencies
- commercial operators
About the Bushwalking Leadership Certificate Program
The Certificate Training Program has three levels:
- Level 1 – Bushwalking Assistant Leadership Certificate (BALC)
- Level 2 – Bushwalking Leadership Certificate (BLC)
- Level 3 – Advanced Bushwalking Leadership Certificate (ABLC)
This page displays the first of these three courses (Level 1 – Bushwalking Assistant Leadership Certificate [BALC]).
All trainees commence with the Assistant Bushwalking Leadership Training Program and must complete each level before entering the next level.
Each trainee has a volunteer Adviser, appointed by the Board to assist their progress through the course. Regular contact with this person is your responsibility and is an essential aspect of your training.
Level 1 – Bushwalking Assistant Leadership Certificate Training Program (BALC)
Training commences with the Bushwalking Assistant Leadership Course, a series of practical workshops (including a 3 day bushwalk with an advisor).
- This unit covers risk management, planning, leadership, group management, emergency response, search and rescue, navigation and a 3-day Advisor accompanied field experience.