11OED

Level 1 Outdoor Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Robinson

Students choosing this course will take part in a wide range of outdoor pursuits including; Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Caving and Orienteering.  Students will be introduced to basic concepts like the environmental care code and sustainability. They will be shown how to use a range of different types of outdoor equipment and its purpose. They will get to hear from speakers from within the outdoors industry in relation to potential career pathways. Students will be out of school for approximately six days.

Course Overview

Term 1
Kayaking skills/ water based activities

Term 2
Orienteering/ Biking

Term 3
Caving

Recommended Prior Learning

An interest in the Outdoors. An interest in a career in adventure tourism/ guiding/ instructing.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$340

Assessment Information

This is a Unit Standard course

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. 448 v7
NZQA Info
Participate in introductory caving
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 459 v7
NZQA Info
Complete a cycle tour
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 5479 v4
NZQA Info
Complete white and yellow orienteering courses
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20121 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate paddling skills on Class 2 water
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20133 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate basic caving skills
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20137 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate mountain biking on grade 1 terrain
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20141 v2
NZQA Info
Complete beginner orienteering courses
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20159 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of weather information for an outdoor activity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20818 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate paddling a craft on flat 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
Total Numeracy Credits: 0