12OED

Level 2 Outdoor Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Beagley

This course is designed for students in Years 12 and 13 who are motivated and genuinely interested in the outdoors, and have an interest in perhaps pursuing a career in this industry. A total of approximately 28 credits at Level 2 and 3 will be offered from a variety of industry based Unit Standards that will contribute towards NCEA Level 2 and 3. Students will also gain the Outdoor First Aid Certificate.

The course is run over five periods each week with one afternoon having two periods blocked together, and other periods either side of lunch times where possible, to allow sufficient time for practical work as required. Some classes will run beyond normal class time.

Topics Covered:

Bush craft and Survival, River Crossing, Tramping, Rock Climbing, Outdoor First Aid, Navigation, Kayaking, Sailing, Mountain Biking, Adventure based learning, Skiing, Outdoor Leadership (Year 10 Camp) and Camping


Course Costs

This course uses some outside instructors and venues, regularly requires students being transported to sites in and around Dunedin and utilizes equipment that must be maintained and regularly upgraded for the safety of students. In addition, part of the tramping unit standard involves a 3-day tramp in term 4.  As such there will be costs to be met if activities are to proceed. Student contributions of around $380.00 for the year make the course viable. Students will receive a term outline each term and a breakdown of the costs of that term. This, it is hoped, will spread course contributions across the year and we would ask contributions to be made by the indicated dates so that activities can be organized or modified accordingly. On occasions some activities will be supported by STAR funding.


Course Overview

Term 1
Adventure Based Learning
Kayaking
Small DinghySailing

Term 2
Small Dinghy Sailing
Mountain Biking
Navigation

Term 3
Skiing and Snowboarding
Rock Climbing
Bush Craft and Survival
Tramping

Term 4
Tramping
Year 10 Camp Leadership

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 42 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 42 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 424 v8
NZQA Info
Assess and manage an emergency care situation during an outdoor recreation activity
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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. 457 v6
NZQA Info
Mountain bike on intermediate to expert terrain
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 476 v6
NZQA Info
Roll a kayak
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4596 v5
NZQA Info
Snowboard on beginner terrain
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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. 17468 v3
NZQA Info
Alpine ski downhill on beginner terrain
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20138 v1
NZQA Info
Select, set up and maintain a mountain or cycle touring bike
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20157 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate the use of basic rope systems for top rope rock climbing and abseiling
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 21932 v1
NZQA Info
Rig, launch and sail a dinghy in up to 10 knots of wind
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91330 v3
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 42
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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