Outdoor Education Level 1

OEC101
Course Description

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.




Pathway

Outdoor Education Level 2

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.


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. 489 v7 Demonstrate sea kayaking skills on sheltered or slow-moving water
2
I
3
U.S. 20818 v1 Demonstrate kayaking skills on sheltered or slow-moving water
1
I
2
A.S. 90810 v3 Education for Sustainability 2.1 - Undertake a personal action, with reflection, that contributes to a sustainable future
2
I
6
Y
6r
A.S. 90968 v3 Physical Education 1.7 - Demonstrate, and show understanding of, responsible behaviour for safety during outdoor education activities
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Disclaimer

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.