OED301

Level 3 Outdoor Education

Course Description

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

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 35 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 35 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 4591 v5
NZQA Info
Alpine ski downhill on intermediate terrain
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4596 v5
NZQA Info
Snowboard on beginner terrain
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4597 v5
NZQA Info
Snowboard on intermediate terrain
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6400 v6
NZQA Info
Manage first aid in an emergency situation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6401 v6
NZQA Info
Provide first aid
1
1
1
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6402 v8
NZQA Info
Provide basic life support
1
1
1
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17468 v3
NZQA Info
Alpine ski downhill on beginner terrain
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26391 v2
NZQA Info
Lead an outdoor recreation activity for a group
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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: 35
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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.

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