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 10 Dec

10th December Last day of term 4.

Friday 10 Dec

10th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre. Middle School 9am. Junio... [Read more]

Thursday 2 Dec

2nd of December Teacher Only Day. No School. This is a day set by the Ministry of Education and will be coveri... [Read more]

Monday 29 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 22 Nov

22nd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre at 6pm.

Monday 25 Oct

Labour day holiday. No School.

Monday 18 Oct

18th October. Term 4 begins

Friday 1 Oct

1st October. Last day of term 3.

Friday 24 Sep

24th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]

Monday 13 Sep

13th September to 20th September is Te wiki o te reo Maori / Maori language week. Visit https://www.tewikioter... [Read more]
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