Level 1 Outdoor Education

11OED
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

Pathway

Level 2 Outdoor Education

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.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 425 v6 Experience day tramps
2
I
3
U.S. 426 v6 Experience camping
2
I
3
U.S. 444 v7 Demonstrate basic rock climbing movement
2
I
1
U.S. 489 v7 Demonstrate sea kayaking skills on sheltered or slow-moving water
2
I
3
U.S. 6400 v6 Manage first aid in an emergency situation
3
I
2
U.S. 6401 v6 Provide first aid
2
I
1
U.S. 6402 v8 Provide basic life support
1
I
1
U.S. 20137 v1 Mountain bike on easy to intermediate terrain
1
I
1
U.S. 20210 v2 Experience rock climbing
1
I
1
U.S. 20818 v1 Demonstrate kayaking skills on sheltered or slow-moving water
1
I
2
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Diversional Therapist, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Urban/Regional Planner, Industrial Designer, Sports Coach/Official, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Librarian, Recreation Co-ordinator


Disclaimer

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