Level 3 Outdoor Education
Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Garside
If you want to become an independent outdoor adventurer, then this course is for you. The topics studied are kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing and alpine tramping. This course is fully internally assessed and will involve a weekly in class two hour practical and four expeditions (kayaking, mountain biking, alpine tramping and rock climbing) resulting in a total of 10 days out of school. You will develop transferable leadership and safety management skills.
# Achievement Standard 91789, 4 Credits, level 3 is offered to students doing physical education as well as outdoor education as they will do achievement standard 91501 in physical education and not outdoor education.
Recommended Prior Learning
Level 2 OED (minimum 12 credits) or equivalent experience at discretion of HOF
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Total $532: White water kayak $132, Two mountain bike trips $137, Alpine tramp $126 and Rock climbing $137
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 7
* These standards contribute to the 14 credits required for UE approval.