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Pre - Course Information

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Approximately 4 weeks before the commencement of a course, candidates will be provided with final confirmation and logistical arrangements. Upon confirmation of the course the PMM (Programme and Membership Manager) will send you a confirmation email (sample below). You will then need to create a Pre-Course Information Letter for the candidates using the following templates below. Save this file, then attach to an email and send to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Confirmation Email

Click on the link below to see a sample of the email that will be sent to you by the PMM.

Sample Email

Pre-Course Information Letter - Exemplars













Sea Kayak


Bush Walking Leader



Kayak   Leader

Abseil Leader
Rock Climbing Leader

Sea Kayak Leader

Alpine   1

Bush 1

Canyon   1

Cave   1

Kayak   1

Rock   1

Sea Kayak 1

Alpine   2

Bush 2


Canyon   2

Cave   2

Kayak   2

Rock   2

Sea Kayak 2

Additional Generic Information and Forms for Candidates

Pre Course Information will also include other documents relating to an assessment, such as a guide to the Assessment Feedback Methods that are usually employed during as assessment, and a copy of the Assessment Process & Guidelines document.

NZOIA Assessment Feedback Methods

NZOIA Assessment Process & Guidelines

Health and Risk Disclosure - Candidate

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  • logo Sparc

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