NCEA Level 2 Outdoor Education

12OUE
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
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. 431 v6 Navigate in good visibility on land
2
I
3
U.S. 459 v6 Complete a cycle tour
2
I
3
U.S. 20159 v2 Gather and apply weather information to an outdoor recreation activity
2
I
2
A.S. 91333 v2 Physical Education 2.7 - Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

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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.