L3 Outdoor Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Mastny

Recommended Prior Learning

Experience in the Outdoors

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.

Learning Areas:

Physical Education & Health

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery