Skills Active Aotearoa is the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for sport, exercise, recreation and performing arts. Through the Outdoor Recreation pathway, a range of activity-specific qualifications can be attained.
The New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Leadership - EOTC attracts a Ministry of Education subsidy for practicing teachers.
NZOIA offer qualifications in 9 outdoor disciplines and across three levels of Leader, Instructor, and Senior Leader:
The New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) carries a compiled list of training providers.
Module-based training and assessment is also on offer. AdventureWorks is interested in tailoring to meet the best time for teachers in school. Contact them to start the conversation.
https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/study/qualifications-and-courses/graduate-certificates-and-diplomas/graduate-diploma-in-teaching-learning-secondary/ - offering outdoor & environmental education as a specialisation in teacher education.