Working as a Ride Instructor you will plan ride routes and deliver adventure based riding activities on either track, trail or road. You will perform initial assessments in bike based riding competency and perform bike maintenance.

Summary of Training

  • Maintain work health and safety
  • Operate communications systems and equipment
  • Minimise environmental impact
  • Finalise operation of outdoor recreation activities
  • Plan activity sessions
  • Identify hazards, assess and control risks for outdoor recreation activities
  • Interpret weather and environmental conditions for outdoor recreation activities
  • Conduct search and rescue
  • Facilitate groups
  • Address client needs
  • Coordinate emergency responses
  • Maintain equipment for activities
  • Set up, maintain and repair bicycles
  • Ride bicycles on roads, up to moderate terrain and heavy traffic
  • Lead cycling activities on roads, up to moderate terrain and heavy traffic
  • Plan and navigate routes
  • Ride off road bicycles on intermediate trails
  • Lead off road cycling activities on intermediate trails
  • Navigate in difficult tracked environments            
  • Develop personal work priorities
  • Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • Operate a four wheel drive in a towing situation
  • Provide First Aid
  • Coordinate client service activities
  • Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability
  • Plan assessment activities and processes
  • Carry out inspection of trailers

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Industry Group
Retail, Hospitality & Recreation

Work Type
Social & Helping
Manual & Realistic

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Ride Instructor - SIS40621
NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
Full Time

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