Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership - Roping

Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership - Roping. Focussing on Abseiling, Top Rope Climbing and Canyoning. First course starts in August, the second in September and both finishing end of October 2023. Go to "courses" tab for more information and to enrol.

July 17, 2023


This course is designed for people working or wanting to work in the Outdoor Industry, specialising in Abseiling, Top Rope Climbing & Canyoning.

This course allows participants to develop their decision making, canyoning, climbing and abseiling abilities.

Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership is designed to reflect the role of those who operate within a broad range of varied contexts that may be complex and non-routine. Leadership and guidance are involved when organising activities of self and others, as well as contributing to technical solutions of a non-routine or contingency nature.


This course is delivered over 20 days of face-to-face delivery in the Blue Mountains. If core units are required to be completed, this will be conducted online via self-directed learning.

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Program content:

22 units must be completed:

9 core units

13 elective units consisting of:

all the units in any two Groups A to AB

The remaining elective units can be selected from Groups A to AB, Group AC, elsewhere in the SIS Training Package, or from any other current training package or accredited course.

Core units

HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety

PUAOPE013 - Operate communications systems and equipment

SISOFLD002 - Minimise environmental impact

SISOPLN001 - Finalise operation of outdoor recreation activities

SISOPLN004 - Identify hazards, assess and control risks for outdoor recreation activities

SISOPLN005 - Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities

SISXCCS001 - Provide quality service

SISXEMR001 - Respond to emergency situations

SISXFAC001 - Maintain equipment for activities

BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities

Group B: Abseiling, Natural Surfaces

SISOABS003 - Abseil single pitches, natural surfaces

SISOABS006 - Establish ropes for single-pitch abseiling on natural surfaces

SISOABS009 - Lead single-pitch abseiling activities on natural surfaces

SISOFLD006 - Navigate in tracked environments

SISORSC002 - Perform vertical rescues

Group H: Climbing, Natural Surfaces, Top Rope

SISOCLM002 - Top rope climb single pitches, natural surfaces

SISOCLM006 - Establish belays for single pitch climbing on natural surfaces

SISOCLM009 - Lead single pitch climbing activities on natural surfaces, top rope climbing

Group E Canyoning, Easy to Intermediate

SISOCAY001 - Traverse canyons

SISOCAY002 - Abseil in easy to intermediate canyons

SISOCAY004 - Establish ropes and belays for abseils in easy to intermediate canyons

SISOCAY006 - Lead canyoning activities, easy to intermediate canyons

To be eligible for this course you must meet either of the following prerequisites.

- Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership or higher.

- Sufficient logged outdoor experience or life experience.

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