Level 1 Outdoor Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Garside

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. 

If 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.

Course Overview

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3
Mountain Bike

Term 4

Learning Areas:

Outdoor Education


Level 2 Outdoor Education

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Total $247: Sea Kayak $75, Tramp $75 and Rock climbing $97.