3OED

Level 3 Outdoor Education*

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

In the Level 3 Outdoor Education, students will design, plan and lead in a range of outdoor pursuits. The course is a combination of both practical and theory where students have the opportunity to be hands-on with planning, teaching, managing risk through all activities. The course will include; sea kayaking, tramping/navigation, cycling, rock climbing and leadership opportunities.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Critical thinking and Safety management - Challenge assumptions around safety in the outdoors, identify and develop plans to manage risks and hazards that impact our physical and emotional safety, analyse safety management plans in a range of outdoor contexts.
  • Investigate safety management issues for sea kayaking and devise strategies. Plan for, participate in and evaluate participation in a multi-day sea kayaking expedition.
  • Leadership and Planning - demonstrate leadership and effective team roles, planning and organising your own outdoor journeys, allocate team roles and develop a deeper understanding of styles of leadership to use for outdoor activities. Evaluate participation in trips. 
  • Examine contemporary leadership principles and apply them to physical activities. Learn skills for tramping and plan and lead a 4-day tramping experience.
  • Self management - develop strategies to manage self through challenging outdoor contexts.  Devise strategies to successfully meet outdoor activity goals. This includes, personal responsibility, organisation, setting goals, seeking knowledge and motivation. 
  • Explore place based responsiveness through the design and implementation of strategies to complete a challenging 2 day local hikoi. Modes of transport could include cycling, kayaking and walking.
  • Movement and technical skills in a range of contexts - demonstrate technical skills in sea kayaking, tramping, cycling and rock climbing.
  • Performance in skills for rock climbing. 


Resources Required

$100 school contribution cost to cover accommodation and travel expenses. (voluntary)
1 Set of thermals. Talk to your teacher before purchasing
1 Pair of sturdy shoes - Talk to your teacher before purchasing
All specialist safety equipment will be provided for each activity

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 30 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28516 v1
NZQA Info
Prepare for, participate in, and evaluate an outdoor experience as a member of a group
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 15
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91501 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91504 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.7 - Analyse issues in safety management for outdoor activity to devise safety management strategies
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91505 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.8 - Examine contemporary leadership principles applied in physical activity contexts
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91789 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.9 - Devise strategies for a physical activity outcome

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 30
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 7
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 7
Total Numeracy Credits: 4

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 15

This course is University approved and will allow you to meet the requirements for University Entrance.

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