Training and qualification pathways for a range of disciplines in outdoor contexts are offered by universities, polytechnics, and other organisations, including through workplace training.
Find out about the recently aligned New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Leadership - EOTC, a qualification completed through workplace training. Designed specifically to validate competence in leading EOTC, the qualification attracts a Ministry of Education subsidy for practicing teachers.
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, including the specifically designed NZC in Outdoor Leadership - EOTC, above.
Options for full-time study range from practical applied short-courses to full academic undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.