New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 5 (Leadership) with New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Leadership Level 4

  • March 2022
  • Level 5
  • One year and one semester full-time, delivered in New Plymouth plus various locations for the outdoor technical topics.
  • New Zealand Diploma in Business: $770 per paper (2020 fees). Four papers required in the first year and four in the second year.
    New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Leadership: $1,500 (payable to TOPEC)

Qualification overview

Love travel, the outdoors and working with people?

Challenge yourself to become a leader in the outdoors while also gaining valuable business skills to give you an edge for a career in tourism, health or education.

Delivered in collaboration with TOPEC, you’ll learn and develop leadership skills in the outdoors, with a choice of technical strands in abseil, bush, rock, high ropes, sea kayaking and white water kayaking. You will also be introduced to planning, preparing and leading outdoor activities.

Alongside the hands-on outdoor topics, you will also gain the skills and knowledge to work as a manager or leader in a business context, through the nationally-recognised New Zealand Diploma in Business, delivered at WITT. Strong business skills are vital for those looking to run their own business in future or wanting to get ahead in the tourism industry.

This combined programme can lead on to careers in adventure tourism, self-employed tour operator, community health and education, outdoor instruction, defence force or police.

LOCATION:

The New Zealand Diploma of Business programme is delivered by WITT on the Bell Street campus in New Plymouth. The New Zealand Certificate in Outdoor Leadership is delivered at TOPEC, and using various locations as required for the course. This may include locations such as Mt Taranaki, Waitara & Waiwhakaiho Rivers, Wharepapa South and / or others.

 

 

 

HOW TO ENROL

STEP 1:

Complete the WITT ENROLMENT FORM  (select the programme "NZDB / Outdoor Leadership, March 2021")

STEP 2:

Download and complete the TOPEC ENROLMENT FORM and TOPEC STUDENT QUESTIONNAIRE. Note you will need to print these forms and return to Topec using the contact details on the form.

STEP 3:

Once enrolled, it's time to pay your fees. Need help? See FINANCING YOUR STUDY for some handy links and info.

 

Entry requirements

  • NCEA Level 2; or
  • Equivalent knowledge, life skills, work experience or study.

Career Options

This combined programme can lead on to careers in adventure tourism, self-employed tour operator, community health and education, outdoor instruction, defence force or police.

Further study options