Monitor the use of equipment. Recognise and remedy inadequate or unsafe use of equipment.
oversee use of external equipment
monitory usage of outdoor equipment
monitor outdoor equipment use
supervise usage of external equipment
Skill reusability level
Relationships with occupations
Monitor use of outdoor equipment is an essential skill of the following occupations:
Assistant outdoor animator: Assistant outdoor animators assist in planning outdoor activities, outdoor risk assessment and equipment monitoring. They manage the outdoor resources and groups. Assistant outdoor animators may help with office administration and maintenance hence they may work indoors.
Outdoor animator: Outdoor animators are responsible for planning and organising outdoor activities. They may at times be involved in aspects of administration, front office tasks and tasks related to the activity base and maintenance of equipment. The workplace of an outdoor animator is mostly “in the field”, but can also take place indoors.
Outdoor activities coordinator: Outdoor activities coordinators organise and manage work programmes and resources (especially staff) to deliver the organisation’s products and services. They supervise and manage staff. They might train and develop the staff, or the planning and management of this process through others. They are highly aware of their responsibilities towards clients, technical issues, environmental issues, and safety issues. The role of an outdoor animation coordinator/supervisor is often “in the field”, but there may also be aspects of management and administration.
Specialised outdoor animator: Specialised outdoor animators plan, organise, and safely deliver outdoor animator activities. They may also support one or more assistant outdoor animators, and be involved in aspects of administration, front office tasks and tasks related to activity base and equipment maintenance. They work with demanding clients, in terms of either their particular needs, abilities or disabilities or at the higher levels of skill and hazardous environments or conditions. The workplace of a specialised outdoor animator is mostly “in the field” and with the participants/clients, but, in some specific situations/activities, it can also be indoors.
Monitor use of outdoor equipment is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.
Mountain guide: Mountain guides assist visitors, interpret natural heritage and provide information and guidance to tourists on mountain expeditions. They support visitors with activities such as hiking, climbing and skiing in addition to ensuring their safety through monitoring both weather and health conditions.