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Mountain or Glacier Guide

Plans, organises and provides guided trips for individuals or groups on mountains or glaciers.


Tasks Include:


  • meeting members of a tour on arrival and making introductions
  • organising and supervising groups involved in outdoor adventures such as bungy jumping, fishing and hunting, mountaineering, trekking and whitewater rafting
  • setting up and maintaining equipment, and ensuring that equipment is safe and in working condition
  • demonstrating and providing instruction in the use of equipment and techniques required for participation
  • providing advice on safety measures, and ensuring that activities are conducted in a manner to minimise risk to participants
  • responding to emergencies by providing first aid assistance and taking appropriate further action if required
  • answering questions and advising on local interest points within a specific region
Specialisations
  • Climbing Guide
  • Ski Guide
Job prospects for Outdoor Adventure Guides in Victoria

Occupations in the Outdoor Adventure Guides group include Bungy Jump Master, Fishing Guide, Hunting Guide, Mountain or Glacier Guide, Outdoor Adventure Guides (other), Outdoor Adventure Instructor, Trekking Guide and Whitewater Rafting Guide.

Employment prospects
There are currently 600 Outdoor Adventure Guides in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively small occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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