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

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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