Level 1 Outdoor Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Robinson

Recommended Prior Learning

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

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


Physical Education


Level 2 Outdoor Education

Career Pathways

Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Hunter/Trapper, Tour Guide, Ranger

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery


Assessment Information This is a Unit Standard course