12OUE

NCEA Level 2 Outdoor Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: L. Martin

Outdoor Education is a Level 2 course designed for students who have a passion for outdoor activities. There is no entry requirements other than a willingness to take part in physically demanding outdoor activities which are a compulsory part of the course.

Using a range of local resources this course would allow students to gain 17 credits in a range of outdoor settings. Students would learn a range of life skills such as teamwork, leadership, self-management, self-responsibility etc.

The course will involve some co-construction with students and therefore activities and standards cannot be predetermined.

Possible activities are tramping, camping, navigation, ABL, rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, sailing, rock climbing, fishing and shooting.

This course does not lead to a University Entrance approved subject.

Field trips: To be confirmed.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

The course is curriculum based so trip costs are covered by the school. For overnight trips there is an optional koha to cover accommodation costs.

Recommended Prior Learning

Nil but, due to the nature of the course, numbers are limited.  Where required, attendance and behaviour from previous year will be sued to determine placement.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 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. 431 v6
NZQA Info
Navigate in good visibility on land
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 459 v6
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. 20159 v2
NZQA Info
Gather and apply weather information to an outdoor recreation activity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91333 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 2.7 - Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.