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

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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