Horse riding Rangitikei River Bijmin Swart River Valley

Qualifications & Training

  • Providing information, training, instruction or supervision for workers

    WorkSafe NZ's advice on training workers in health and safety.

  • Mountain Safety Council resources

    Resources on outdoor safety from the Mountain Safety Council, including guides for specific activities, safety codes, forms and stories.

  • Education Outside the Classroom

    General advice and resources for 'Education Outside the Classroom' from the Ministry of Education.

  • New Zealand Mountain Guides Association

    A professional body of mountain guides that administers a training programme for professional mountain guides in New Zealand.

  • NZ Outdoor Instructors Association

    A professional body of outdoor instructors and guides that administers a nationally recognised qualification scheme for leaders and instructors.

  • Skills Active Aotearoa Industry Training Organisation

    The government mandated Industry Training Organisation (ITO) that works with industry to set national standards and qualifications on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework for all the outdoor recreation and adventure tourism activities at Leader, Guide and Instructor levels. Skills Active also facilitates the delivery of these qualifications to those in employment and volunteers. Graduates receive government recognised qualifications that are also acknowledged by equivalent overseas agencies.