Qualifications

Pure Exploration Industry Qualifications

OUR QUALIFICATIONS

Pure Explorations qualifications are developed to recognise the training and assessment of your skills to lead or guide activities in a global environmental context. They are the formal assessment of proficiency that recognises immersive, residential and practical training and your aptitude in the field.

Our qualifications are developed in benchmark to other regionally or nationally focussed qualifications, that reflect national standards, regional environments, and common industry requirements.

Qualification Scope

The qualification and assessment guides contain statements of what competencies have been assessed and to what standard. They also identify what the qualification recommends is the activity and contextual applications of the qualification enables the holder to undertake in a safe and competent manner.

 

TREKKING LEADER

The Trekking Leader Certificate is a training and assessment scheme that provides candidates with the required skills to safely lead and manage groups on multi-day bush and mountain treks.

Treks must be on formed or marked tracks, below 2500m, with no technical river crossings and only above the bush line in fine conditions.

0010 Trek Leader Certificate Overview FA

Syllabus

The Trekking Leader training and assessment scheme covers a broad range of competencies and knowledge. These include:

  • Personal hiking skills
  • Navigation
  • Environment
  • Safety Management and Emergency procedures
  • Equipment and Nutrition
  • Expedition and camp-craft skills
  • River Crossing
  • Weather
  • Group management and leadership

 Candidate requirements

  • Completion of all modules, 1-day instruction assessment, and workbook
  • Logbook of personal and instructional trekking experience (minimum of 15 hours of instruction)
  • Candidates must be over 18 at time of assessment
  • Current 16-hour first aid qualification (or higher)

Qualification & Assesment Guides

0010-Trek-Leader-Certificate-FA.pdf

 

ROCK CLIMBING SUPERVISOR

The Rock-Climbing Supervisor Certificate is a training and assessment scheme that provides candidates with the required skills to safely supervise and instruct single pitch top-rope climbing and bouldering. The training and assessment scheme also covers the personal skills required to safely single-pitch sport climb.

0010 Rock Climbing Supervisor Certificate Overview FA

Syllabus

The Rock-Climbing Supervisor training and assessment scheme covers a broad range of competencies and knowledge. These include:

  • Technical competence, including equipment, anchors, top rope setup, belaying, abseiling and personal Climbing skills
  • Environment, including LNT principles, weather, access, cultural knowledge)
  • Group Management and leadership/Client Instruction
  • Rescue Skills

Candidate requirements

  • Completion of all modules, 1-day instruction assessment, and workbook
  • Logbook of personal and instructional climbing experience (minimum of 15 hours of instruction)
  • Candidates must be over 18 at time of assessment
  • Current 16-hour first aid qualification (or higher)

 Qualification & Assesment Guides

0010-Rock-Climbing-Supervisor-Certificate-FA.pdf

MODERATION

All our New Zealand based qualifications are New Zealand Outdoor Instructor Association Assessed and sponsored, and delivered by our Senior Program Instructors and appointed association assessors.

 

This enables us to deliver New Zealand contextualised qualifications, and ensure our global qualifications and our assessors are benchmarked to the highest standard of current technical and industry practises, and assessment standards.