Level 2 Outdoor Education

Pre-requisites:

There are no academic prerequisites for Outdoor Education, however, having a good level of fitness and a drive to work hard in testing environments is advantageous.

Course description:

This course is a full year course that offers a diverse range of outdoor pursuits. We focus our attention on managing ourselves in the outdoors and working together to achieve a common goal for the group. Assessments are both practical and theoretical. Eight Unit Standards (US) are available and one Achievement Standard (AS)

Credits available:

Number Title I or E * Credits
20121 Demonstrate kayaking on grade 2 whitewater. I 4
476 Roll a Kayak. I 2
425 Experience day tramps. I 3
431 Navigate in good visibility on land. I 3
18132 Demonstrate basic movement skills and use of ice axe and crampons. i 3
438 Participate in building and camping overnight in a snow shelter. I 3
20157 Demonstrate the use of basic rope systems for top rope climbing and abseiling. I 3
444 Demonstrate basic rock movement. I 1
AS 2.7 Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity.

I or E * = Internal or external assessments

Costs:  $100

International students please refer to international student fee schedule.

Leads to:

This course sets students up well for Level 3 Outdoor Education.

Contact: Mr K Metcalfe

Upcoming events

Tuesday 23 Jul

20 Students from Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan visit our school. They will be here for 9 days, taking part in a variet... [Read more]

Tuesday 25 Jun

Barista course from 25th June to 27th at Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Monday 24 Jun

Board of Trustees meeting 6pm, School Library.

Thursday 20 Jun

WCSS Year 9 and 10 netball – Greymouth

Thursday 20 Jun

West Coast Careers Roadshow is in Greymouth. Students have been given permission slips and will travel by bus ... [Read more]

Thursday 20 Jun

We have been advised that the regional strike planned for the teachers on the 20th June has been cancelled. Al... [Read more]

Tuesday 18 Jun

Year 7 and 8 rugby
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