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

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Last day of term 4, 2020.

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre.

Monday 30 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 23 Nov

23rd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre.

Friday 13 Nov

13th November Senior students go on study leave for their NCEA exams.

Monday 26 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 12 Oct

12th October to 17th October Westland High School will be staging Big Fish a School production at the Regent t... [Read more]

Monday 12 Oct

Term 4 begins

Friday 25 Sep

Last day of term 3.

Friday 25 Sep

25th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]
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