L2 Outdoor Education

OED22
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Mastny

An introductory Outdoor Education course consisting of a practical content which includes theoretical aspects. Learners will develop a knowledge and understanding of a broad range of Outdoor Pursuits and the measures and risk management involved to conduct a safe and effective activity. 

Topics include; White Water Kayaking, bush craft, team building and interpersonal skills development, risk management analysis, alpine climbing and snowboarding (achievement and unit standards offered). Successful completion of this course leads to a National Certificate in Outdoor Experiences at Level 2. 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 4 major field assessments that involve time during and outside of school hours and a heavily subsidised cost.


Pathway

L3 Outdoor Education

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$650


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Standards Available
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 425 v6 Experience day tramps
2
I
3
U.S. 426 v6 Experience camping
2
I
3
U.S. 438 v6 Participate in building, and camping overnight in, a snow shelter
2
I
2
U.S. 467 v5 Demonstrate personal and social development through participation in adventure based learning
2
I
3
U.S. 470 v5 Demonstrate personal and social development through participation in a low ropes course programme
2
I
3
U.S. 473 v6 Demonstrate personal and social development through participation in a high ropes course programme
2
I
3
U.S. 476 v6 Roll a kayak
2
I
2
U.S. 18132 v2 Demonstrate basic movement skills and the use of ice axe and crampons
2
I
3
U.S. 20121 v1 Demonstrate kayaking skills on Grade II whitewater
2
I
4
U.S. 20818 v1 Demonstrate kayaking skills on sheltered or slow-moving water
1
I
2
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 28 credits.