13OED

Level 3 Outdoor Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Martin

Level 3 Outdoor Education  - OED 301      

Be a Leader and Guardian of the Outdoors

Kai aku rau rangatira mā, nau mai, haere mai!

He tino ngahau tēnei akoranga. Ko te kaupapa – “Kei te titiro whakamuri ki ō tātou wā o mua, hei āwhina i a tātou e haere ake nei”.  Ko ngā Kaiwhakatere o mua, he tāngata māia. Hei aha māu? He tohunga māramatanga o kaitiakitanga mē te whenua, moana, mē maunga.

Taumata Tuatoru: Kaitiakitanga, takahi, piki, pūpahi, papa tākaro, retireti, rākau, pukenga wai me ērā atu mea

The Outdoor Education Programme at Level 3 provides a full and exciting range of experiences that will challenge the students physically and mentally and provide opportunities for planning and facilitating key aspects of the programme.

Our learning opportunities are based on the Mountainview Whanau-based system – Hiwi, Whenua and Moana.  We provide a balanced range of water, land and mountain-based experiences that also incorporate our school values.

The following extended learning opportunities are offered:

  • Skiing and Snowboarding

  • Day trips to Mt Hutt Ski Field and also a 3 day overnight trip to Coronet Peak

  • Trek:  Navigation, Weather, and group survival

  • Adrenalin Forest - High Ropes Adventure Course

  • Stand-up paddle boarding

  • Leadership and trip facilitation

There is a $500 contribution for this course to cover the extended learning opportunities as listed above. Some students may be able to have some financial help with this, see Mr. Martin for more information.

A total of 23 Credits on offer over the course of the year. (20 Credits at Level 3). 

**Alternative and other assessment opportunities are available dependent upon time and experience

Unit standard based. All internal assessments.

For further information see: Miss Watson

All assessments are internals.  There is one Achievement Standard offered and the rest are unit standards.

There is a $500 cost for this course to cover the above extended learning opportunities. This fee includes all transport, admin fees and food & accommodation while on the overnight ski trip.



Recommended Prior Learning

Ideally Completed Outdoor Education at Level 2 however not a prerequisite for doing this course.

Characteristics & Qualities Required for Outdoor Education:

* Team Player

* Effective Communicator

* Focus on Self Improvement 

* Active Participant in outdoor activities

* Managing Self e.g. Bring PE Gear, stationery and gear for trips

* Motivated and Resilient

* Willingness to evaluate performance and be self reflective

* Supportive of Others in a Class/Team Environment

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 4591 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate intermediate skiing skills on blue terrain at a snowsport area
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4597 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate intermediate snowboard skills on blue terrain at a snowsport area
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6143 v8
NZQA Info
Carry out a local kaitiakitanga activity with direction
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91504 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.7 - Analyse issues in safety management for outdoor activity to devise safety management strategies
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 15
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3
Total Numeracy Credits: 0