Garin College Garin College

Level 2 Outdoor Education

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: T. Speers.

Entry Guidelines

An interview and approval by the teacher in charge is required for entry to this course

This course is focused on developing interpersonal skills in a practical and outdoor setting. Students will be involved in activities such as tramping, rock climbing, orienteering, sea kayaking and snow craft. All students will study leadership, group dynamics and safety management.


Health and Physical Education


Level 3 Outdoor Education

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$90 for student workbooks, class resources and transport for practicals. Assessment camps also require contributions in order to run, this includes transport, accommodation (hut fees), and instructor costs if required. This normally equates to approximately $350 for the year. A third of this can be claimed as a rebate from IRD at the end of the financial year.


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.