Teacher in Charge: Mr K. MastnyRecommended Prior Learning
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.