Outdoor Education Level 2

OEC201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs O'Neil

Outdoor Education (301)

White water kayaking, Snowboarding, Skiing, Rock climbing, Abseiling, Off track navigation, Mountain biking, Sailing, Risk management 

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 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$50 equipment hire

Approximately $500 - 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. 

Outdoor Education Level 1 or HOP101 (Health, Outdoor pursuits and Physcial Education) recommended. 

 Students must show 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. 4596 v5 Snowboard on beginner terrain
2
I
4
U.S. 20157 v2 Demonstrate the use of basic rope systems for top rope rock climbing and abseiling
2
I
3
U.S. 20819 v1 Demonstrate canoeing skills on Grade I whitewater
2
I
3
A.S. 91253 v3 Media Studies 2.6 - Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions
2
I
6
Y
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: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 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.