452216 Trekking Guide

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
452216
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Trekking Guide
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

452216 TREKKING GUIDE

Alternative Title:
Bushwalking Guide

Plans, organises and provides guided bushwalking and trekking trips for individuals or groups.
Skill Level: 4

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
4

4522 Outdoor Adventure Guides

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
4522
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Outdoor Adventure Guides
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

4522 OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GUIDES

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE GUIDES direct, instruct and guide individuals and groups in outdoor adventure activities such as bungy jumping, fishing and hunting, mountaineering, trekking and whitewater rafting.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks Include:

meeting members of a tour on arrival and making introductions
organising and supervising groups involved in outdoor adventures such as bungy jumping, fishing and hunting, mountaineering, trekking and whitewater rafting
setting up and maintaining equipment, and ensuring that equipment is safe and in working condition
demonstrating and providing instruction in the use of equipment and techniques required for participation
providing advice on safety measures, and ensuring that activities are conducted in a manner to minimise risk to participants
responding to emergencies by providing first aid assistance and taking appropriate further action if required
answering questions and advising on local interest points within a specific region
may maintain written reports of daily activities and carry out other administrative work

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
394.80
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
307.90
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
368.20