Level 3 Outdoor Education
Teacher in Charge: T. Speers
This course will expand on, and extend the skills gained in OED 2. The course will focus on developing interpersonal and leadership skills through practical application. Students will use current outdoor education theory and apply critical thinking skills. The course is internally assessed through achievement standards.
OED3 provides a clear vocational pathway to Outdoor Leadership/Education or Tourism Management tertiary courses and is a UE approved subject.
Students will be involved in activities such as tramping, orienteering, sea kayaking, rock climbing, and mountain biking
10 Credits from the Level 2 Outdoor Education course, min 10 Credits PED 2, and/or interview by the teacher in charge of the course.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$100 for student workbook, waterproof notebook, pack liners, transport for practicals and course equipment. Approximately $350 for three camps and other local field trips
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 15
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.
An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.
All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.