Outdoor Education Level 1
Teacher in Charge: Mr Sitnikoff
Outdoor Education (101)
Kayaking, Sea kayaking, Rock climbing, Abseiling, Tramping, Camping, Mountain biking, Caving, Sailing, Risk management. Skiing/snowboarding optional.
Students gain skills and knowledge at school and are assessed during afternoon or overnight trips. There are many opportunities for personal development, social collaboration, exploring nature and learning new skills in a range of challenging environments.
Please note that numbers are strictly limited on this course. A number of places are available for International students. You have the opportunity to add a note about why you think you should be selected for this course. Safety on trips is very important so a students behaviour, ability to listen and self-manage will be considered when approving enrolments in this course.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$50 Equipment hire
Approximately $340 – 6 full days is required for off- site assessment and therefore has an attached cost for gear, travel, accommodation, instructor and assessor costs.
Recommended Prior Learning
Students need to show responsible behaviour and ability to follow instructions. Students should have an interest in the outdoors and not mind being cold and wet. They must have good time management skills as they will be required to complete assessments off-site, some over a few days.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.
Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.