Level 1 Outdoor Education
Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Garside
you love adventures and want to develop skills in a range of outdoor pursuits
then this is the course for you. You will develop skills in kayaking, mountain
biking, rock climbing and tramping. Alongside technical skills you will build
resilience, organisational and leadership skills and develop a passion for the
outdoor environment. This course involves a weekly two hour practical in class
time, plus a total of 7 days out of school. Assessments are a mixture of unit
and achievement standards. Leads to Year 12 and then 13 Outdoor Education where
you become more independent in the outdoors and develop your outdoor skills and
attitudes to a higher level.
# For students doing both Outdoor Education and Physical Education this unit will be replaced with two mountain biking unit standards worth a total of 3 credits. The units standards are 20137 and 457.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Donations may be requested to help cover student costs for overnight trips associated with the course.
Recommended Prior Learning
Proven responsibility, enthusiasm and organisational skills. This course requires total commitment and full attendance, especially for the weekly practical's and longer adventures.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.