Careers in the Outdoors

The Outdoor Industry is incredibly rewarding as you are part of an eco-system that builds resilience, capability and healthier lives in our community. 

It may be an outdoor passion or a love for an activity that enabled your contemplation if this could become a career, and yes it can! This can be a harmonious connection when passion is matched with business acumen, education or health skills. 

Do I need to study?

The Outdoor Industry provides exceptional opportunities for those willing to combine the hard skills and the soft skills and tertiary institutions provide exceptional opportunities to commence an excellent career in the Outdoors.

Courses vary from the Certificate of Attainment for the activities we love to do, that will enable you to lead or participate in guided ventures. Certificate III, IV or Diplomas expand on this content and provide a great mixture of outdoor leadership in activities to the business and management challenges that could be experienced. 

Universities also offer degrees in Outdoor Education, Outdoor Environmental Studies, Outdoor Recreation and Masters. 

You can learn where to study at Outdoor Education Australia's website. 

What positions are currently available?

The Work in the Outdoors in NSW & ACT Facebook Page is always posting positions available in the industry; casual, part-time and full-time. Keep an eye on this page for updates as they happen. 

What positions could I aim for in the future? 

The Outdoor industy is as diverse as the size of the land it covers yet there are pathways that maybe worth considering as you set your goal in place. 

The Career Path Map is coming soon... check back with us in April 2021.