Level 3 Outdoor Education

OED3
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr 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 with 15 credits available during the year.

OED3 provides a clear vocational pathway to Outdoor Leadership/Education or Tourism Management tertiary courses.

Students will be involved in activities such as tramping, orienteering, sea kayaking, rock climbing, and mountain biking


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


Entry Guidelines

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91789 v2 Physical Education 3.9 - Devise strategies for a physical activity outcome
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91505 v2 Physical Education 3.8 - Examine contemporary leadership principles applied in physical activity contexts
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91504 v2 Physical Education 3.7 - Analyse issues in safety management for outdoor activity to devise safety management strategies
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
3
I
4
*
Y
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Disclaimer

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.