Adventure Tourism and Guiding
New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure Education (Multi-skilled)
Level 4

Adventure Tourism and Guiding (Level 4)

  • NMIT is part of Te Pūkenga

    This means that you will now graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates


    10 February 2025
  • Study options

    Full-time and part-time study options available

  • Length

    40 weeks full-time including 6 weeks of study breaks

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2024: $8,714 plus $246 Student Services Levy

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.

    View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


Home to three national parks, as well as lakes, rivers, caves and canyons, Te Tauihu (Top of the South) is one of the best places to study Adventure Tourism and Guiding.

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Equip yourself with the technical and frontline skills required for a career in the outdoor and adventure tourism industry. Spend 80% of your studies with hands-on experiences, such as hiking, rafting, whitewater kayaking, rock climbing, sea kayaking, skiing, snowboarding and canyoning. 

Let the diverse landscape of Te Tauihu become your beautiful outdoor classroom. You will experience real-life situations and grow your confidence as a guide. The multi-day expeditions and teaching trips are key components of the learning programme. 

Our Nelson campus is located just a short distance from three national parks and from rivers, ski fields, and caves that are renowned worldwide by adventurers.  








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