Bushwalking Leadership SA - course - Day Walking Leadership Certificate

Become an accredited Day Walk Leader with this nationally recognised course.

Part 2 of the Day Walk Leadership Program, this course builds on the Day Walk Assistant Leadership Certificate Course and trains you to be a full leader.

With self led training and the appointment of an experienced and qualified BLSA Trainer & Assessor, the basics of safely & professionally managing a dependent group are covered.

Course Intended for:

This course is part two of the Day Walk Leadership Certificate Program.  It builds on the knowledge and skills gained from completing part one, the Day Walk Assistant Leadership Ceritificate.

This Course Will Train You to:

This program is designed to train Leaders who wish to lead groups on Day Walks on recognised trails, within 1 hour of outside assistance. Maximum group ratio 1:12 and maximum group size of 20. Walks should be limited to one day duration and extreme weather to be avoided.

We believe this course will provide you with valuable skills and knowledge to become a competent leader.


To complete the Day Walk Leadership Certificate Program requires the following:

  • Day Walk Leader Assistant Qualification
  • 3 logged walks (ideally one as leader)
  • a current senior first aid accreditation
  • A BLSA Assessor accompanied group walk

Assessment involves organisation, preparation and delivery of a group walk organized by the candidate in collaboration with a BLSA appointed Trainer & Assessor.

Training Pathway

The course above is only for Day Walks. The next qualification in our training pathway is Bushwalking Assistant Leadership Certificate, which covers:

  • campsite management
  • extended navigation
  • overnight management
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