11OED

Level 1 Outdoor Education

Course Description

Contact Person: A. MacDonald

Students will participate in a range of activities including kayaking, Sea kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, tramping, outdoor first aid. There are two compulsory camps and three day trips. Commitment to a practical during lunch hour and after school each week is essential. Assessment is practical and written. There is a relaxed atmosphere and a chance to enjoy the outdoors. Students will be given class time to catch up on any work missed due to trips away. Most course work is through Unit Standards, there is one Achievement Standard.


Course Overview

Term 1
Kayaking skills and assessment

Term 2
Tramping and mountain Biking Skills and assessment

Term 3
Mountain biking skills and rock climbing skills and assessment

Term 4
Kayaking skills and Rock Climbing skills and assessment

Contributions and Equipment

A recommended donation of $330 (to be confirmed) as a contribution to costs will enable the course to run. Specialist equipment will be provided. Generic outdoor clothing (eg. coat, thermals) and equipment (eg. sleeping bag, pack, mountainbike) is available if students are unable to provide it (this is covered by an optional $50 hire).

Entry Requirements

This course is open to mature, reliable and fit Year 11, 12 and 13 students.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 425 v6
NZQA Info
Experience day tramps
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 426 v6
NZQA Info
Experience camping
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 444 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate basic rock climbing movement
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 489 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate sea kayaking skills on sheltered or slow-moving water
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
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. 20137 v1
NZQA Info
Mountain bike on easy to intermediate terrain
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20210 v2
NZQA Info
Experience rock climbing
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20818 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate kayaking skills on sheltered or slow-moving water
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses are based on student choice, so some courses may not run.

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