Level 3 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:

The Level Three Outdoor Education program offers our students the opportunity to extend on what they learnt in the previous year. The main point of difference of this course is that students will plan and lead the trips into the wilderness. Students are expected to complete both the practical and theoretical components for each Unit Standard. The whole program is based on five Unit Standards

Credits available:

Number Title I or E * Credits
20126 Demonstrate Independent kayaking skills on grade 2 whitewater. I 6
20125 Plan and participate in multi day kayaking on grade 2 whitewater. I 3
430 Demonstrate bush survival skills. I 3
439 Demonstrate overnight expedition skills in a mountain environment. I 8
427 Cross Rivers. I 2

I or E * = Internal or external assessments

Costs: $100

International students please refer to international student fee schedule.

Leads to:

This course provides students with a good base to extend from if they choose to further their knowledge in Outdoor Education.

Contact: Mr K Metcalfe

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Friday 10 Dec

10th December Last day of term 4.

Friday 10 Dec

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