3OED

Level 3 Outdoor Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Reynolds

In this course, students will apply classroom-based learning activities into an outdoor environment. There will be several trips and camps that are part of the course. Topics covered will be risk management, leadership, lifelong wellbeing and a research assignment. The contexts that we will be using to learn about these topics will be a leadership camp where the students will be leading junior students in outdoor activities. There will also be another trip or camp to put in to practice risk management strategies.

This course can lead on to certificates, diplomas and degrees in sport, recreation, physical education, outdoor education and sustainability. The purpose and design of this course is to give students an opportunity to learn in, through and about a variety of outdoor activities. Some potential career pathways could be in adventure tourism, secondary and tertiary teaching, outdoor education centres, working as a fitness instructor or as a personal trainer in centres or for corporate groups, environmental and conservation groups (including Department of Conservation and others).




Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Outdoor Education and or an interest in the Outdoors is essential. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Donation towards the overnight camps will be approximately $250.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91498 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.1 - Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for lifelong well-being
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91502 v2
NZQA Info
Physical Education 3.5 - Examine a current physical activity event, trend, or issue and its impact on New Zealand society
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 15
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 15
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 11
Total Numeracy Credits: 4

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.

Disclaimer

Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments.  Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.

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