L3 Outdoor Education

L3OEAS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Blake

This course focuses on Outdoor Pursuits that are commonly found in the Wilderness, Adventure and Tourism Industry. 

Practical tasks may include climbing, surfing, swimming, orienteering, low ropes, tramping and minor games. Assessment Standards focus on safety management strategies, leadership styles and devised strategies for physical activity.

The course is 100% internally assessed. This means students must be able to complete assessed tasks in the workbooks within a set timeframe. One internal assessment task is a practical performance task. Four internal assessments will require a written essay.


Course Costs

This course will be enhanced by attendance at the following activities: Surf Risk Management Camp - $110-$125, Adrenalin Forest Ropes Course - $40 Tough Guy / Tough Girl Challenge – Rotorua. Total $65. These costs are estimates and are subject to change. Each opportunity is not compulsory but is beneficial to the students.


Required Prior Learning

Entry is dependent upon approval from Year 12 teacher and the approval of the HOD of Physical Education.  Students will be encouraged to participate in the College swimming sports.


Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91498 v2 Physical Education 3.1 - Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for lifelong well-being
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
3
I
4
*
Y
A.S. 91504 v2 Physical Education 3.7 - Analyse issues in safety management for outdoor activity to devise safety management strategies
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91505 v2 Physical Education 3.8 - Examine contemporary leadership principles applied in physical activity contexts
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91789 v2 Physical Education 3.9 - Devise strategies for a physical activity outcome
3
I
4
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.