Taught by some of the most passionate and dedicated outdoor educators in New Zealand, Outdoor Education at Otago Polytechnic has a strong focus on practical learning, self-evaluation, personal leadership and industry experience.
Learn how to safely manage a range of outdoor activities applying principles of health, physical and psychological performance applying a framework of kaitakitanga, sustainability and respect for the environment. Improve your ability to gain employment in a range of guiding/instructing positions.
Our Outdoor Education programme is taught at our campus in Wānaka - New Zealand’s epicentre of outdoor pursuits. Live and study where all the adventure action happens.
The biggest point of difference at Otago Polytechnic is our hands-on approach to learning. You will gain the real-life skills it takes to transition seamlessly from study to employment within the outdoor industry.
Outdoor Education qualifications
Adventure & Tourism
1 Year Full-time
Business owner, Outdoor Instructor, Recreation Guide