Level 3 Outdoor Education
Level 3 Outdoor Education - OED 301 ‘Let’s get outside again'
Outdoor Education aids students to discover and develop the students abilities both physically and mentally in a range of outdoor activities. Students will have the opportunity to learn, experience and develop in a range of outdoor activities as listed below.
The following extended learning opportunities are offered:
- Adventure Based Learning -Day trip to Adrenalin Forest high ropes course in Christchurch
- Leadership activities
- First Aid Course with a Certificate valid for 2 years from Medi-Train
- Learn to Snowboard or Ski with 2 x day trips to Mt Hutt Ski Field and also a 3 day overnight trip to Coronet Peak, staying in a Ski Hutt right up in the snow. Students will learn to ski OR snowboard on beginner and intermediate terrain.
- Avalanche awareness
- Rock & Abseiling at Spur Road over 5x two hour trips
- Risk Management of Cycling - Cycling & Mountain Biking within the Timaru area.
- Kayaking at Caroline Bay
A total of 23 Credits on offer over the course of the year. (17 Credits at Level 3).
All assessments are internals. There is one Achievement Standard offered and the rest are unit standards.
There is a $600 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.
For further information see: Mrs Johns
Recommended Prior Learning
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, stationary and gear for trips
* Motivated and Resilient
* Supportive of Others in a Class/Team Environment
Total Credits Available: 35 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 35 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 3
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.