L3 Outdoor Education

OED32
Course Description

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

$650.00


Recommended Prior Learning

Experience in the Outdoors


Standards Available
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 424 v8 Assess and manage an emergency care situation during an outdoor recreation activity
3
I
5
U.S. 4597 v5 Snowboard on intermediate terrain
3
I
8
U.S. 18862 v5 Facilitate the Peer Support programme in schools
3
I
4
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
3
I
4
*
Y
A.S. 91504 v2 Physical Education 3.7 - Analyse issues in safety management for outdoor activity to devise safety management strategies
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91789 v2 Physical Education 3.9 - Devise strategies for a physical activity outcome
3
I
4
*
Total 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.

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