Garin College Garin College

Level 3 Outdoor Education

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: T. Speers.

Entry Guidelines

The best preparation for this course is for learners to engage in achieved 10 Credits from the OED2 course. Alternatively a minimum of 10 Credits in PED2 and/or interview with the teacher in charge of the course.

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


Health and Physical Education

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


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.