Course Title: Work as a guide

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3293 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Work as a guide

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2016

Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258323

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work effectively as a guide. It covers key legal, ethical, safety and professional development issues that must be considered by
guides in their daytoday work. It is an essential skill for all guides and underpins all guiding activities.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this Course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SITTGDE001B Work as a guide


1. Apply knowledge of the guiding sector.

2. Guide tours according to safety, ethical and legal requirements.

3. Develop guiding skills and knowledge.

4. Communicate with tourism industry operators in English

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be based on direct observation of on-the-job work processes; Third party endorsement by work supervisor Matthew Butt and / or Aboriginal mentors; class-room exercises and quizzes.