Trekking Guide

Trekking Guides plan, organise and provide guided bushwalking and trekking trips for individuals or groups.

Overview

Trekking Guides plan, organise and provide guided bushwalking and trekking 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 trekking 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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