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Frequently Asked questions


What  is  ramp?  

ramp has been developed by Bon Education in conjunction with Aquatic Recreation Victoria (ARV) and industry leaders from Europe and across Australia. It is an educational program designed specifically for leaders and emerging leaders in the Recreation and Aquatic Facility industry.    


When  is  it  held?  

In each year students attend an intensive four-day residential program designed to maximise learning and networking opportunities.  The residential dates for  2019 are Sunday 10 November 2019 departing in the morning of Thursday 14 November 2019.  

ramp Residential will be held in the second week of November each year.  

I am really busy at work is there a heavy workload?

The majority of the study is undertaken at the school.  If you continue on to the StrThere is  a work based project to be completed between the first and second residential period, but most likely this will be something you are already doing at work.

Where  is  it  held?  

The inaugural program will be held at Silverwater Resort a five star resort in San Remo. 

Located a pleasant 1 hour 30 minute drive from Melbourne, San Remo is the gateway to Phillip Island.  Every second year the school will be hosted at an alternative venue in Australia.  

Who  should  attend?  

This program is designed for current and emerging leaders in the Aquatic and Recreation Facility industry.  This program would benefit all levels of the organisation.  


At the end of each graduation year the most outstanding contribution by a student will be awarded with a Scholarship for a fully funded one week study tour of European facilities supported by our European  counterparts. All graduates will be eligible.  

When  do  applications  open?  

Applications for 2019 are now open.      

When  should  I  apply?  

We do expect a high demand for  positions.  Apply as soon as possible to be considered for a placement.

What  is  included?  

The fee includes all tuition and learning materials, access to resources on the online learning site, single share accommodation, all meals and speaker presentations for residential components.  Alumni membership for graduates. 


Who  are  the  instructors?  

Great care has been taken to bring you the best in their field, each instructor brings with them years of experience and  expertise in their subject area. Instructors come from around Australia and Europe.  

The residential learning experience gives students an opportunity to interact with instructors for the entire live-in period during lectures, workshops, lunches, dinners and other social activities becoming part of  your industry network for years to come.    

How  does  the  week  work?  

The week is intense but in a good way.  You will be energised by what you are learning, who you are meeting and thinking of ways you can apply the learning when you get back to your facility.  

Is  there  a  prerequisite  qualification  required?  

No, although industry experience will be considered as part of you application.

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