New Zealand Instructor Course

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New Zealand Instructor Course

Become a wilderness educator with NOLS. The New Zealand Instructor Course will build on the technical outdoor and leadership skills you already have during a 21-day hiking expedition. During the course, you will have opportunities to fine-tune your teaching skills through an in-depth examination of the NOLS curriculum. *Only those with the permanent legal right to work in New Zealand are eligible. 

Learn more about the New Zealand instructor course here.

Applications for the 2019 instructor course are now open

Applications close on June 15, 2019.

First round of offers will be made July 12, 2019.

 

Dates

Dates

2019 Dates

Oct. 3 – Oct. 25, 2019

Tuition: TBA
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Specifics

All course information at a glance

Tuition

TBA
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Equipment Deposit

$500

Duration

23 days

Minimum Age

21 yrs.

Downloads

Course Description

Equipment List

Travel and Logistics

Letter of Recommendation

Start/End

Aniseed Valley, New Zealand

Fly in/out

Nelson, New Zealand

Skills learned

Backpacking

Additional Details

Tuition

A NZ$500 equipment deposit is required to confirm a place once offered, refundable on course completion.

Prerequisites

Permanent legal right to work in New Zealand. Current wilderness medicine or remote first aid certification with at least 72 hours of instruction. NOLS NZ will offer wilderness first aid recertification courses and an upgrade course for those with a current PHEC immediately preceding the instructor course. Basic adult CPR certificate with 4 hours of instruction. Minimum age is 21 years.