Hunting Guide

Hunting Guides plan, organise and provide guided hunting trips for individuals or groups.

Overview

Hunting Guides plan, organise and provide guided hunting trips for individuals or groups.

Day-to-day

  • meets members of a tour on arrival and makes introductions
  • organises and supervises groups involved in outdoor hunting adventures
  • sets up and maintains equipment, and ensures that equipment is safe and in working condition
  • demonstrates and provides instruction in the use of equipment and techniques required for participation
  • provides advice on safety measures, and ensures that activities are conducted in a manner to minimise risk to participants
  • responds to emergencies by providing first aid assistance and takes appropriate further action if required
  • answers questions and advises on local interest points within a specific region
  • may maintain written reports of daily activities and carry out other administrative work.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • stressful.

Occupation snapshot
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To become a Hunting Guide

  • You usually need extensive hunting experience to work as a Hunting Guide. While formal qualifications aren't essential, a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in outdoor recreation may be useful.

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