L3 Outdoor Education

L3OEAS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Blake

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.



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.


Learning Areas:

Physical Education & Health


Assessment Procedures
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.