L3 Outdoor Education
Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Mastny
An advanced Outdoor Education course with a focus on planning and leadership. Learners will integrate and apply knowledge in a broad range of Outdoor Pursuits and the measures and risk management involved to conduct a safe and effective activity.
Topics include: multi-sport training, fitness programme development, intermediate bush craft, facilitation of team building activities based upon the school’s peer support programme, and intermediate snowboarding.
The Outdoor Pursuits Industry is a major focus in New Zealand. This course creates a pathway towards a National Diploma in Outdoor Recreation (Instruction).
NOTE: There are four major field assessments that involve time during and outside of school hours.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Recommended Prior Learning
Experience in the Outdoors
Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 28 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 11
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.