- Approx Cost:
- $570.00 paid in three $190.00 instalments at the start of Terms 1, 2 and 3. The cost of suitable personal clothing must be met by the students.
- Technology Requirements:
- A laptop is of benefit for this course
- Entry Recommendations:
Open. A genuine interest and prior experience in outdoor pursuits is an advantage. Due to the risks involved in the course a high standard of personal responsibility is required. Students will also require suitable outdoor clothing to ensure their safety when participating in activities. A gear list is provided prior to the course.
There is a limited number of places in this course. There will be a selection process held in Term Four. Students will be informed of the process in Term Four.
- Course Outline:
There are Unit Standards in river kayaking, sea kayaking, camping snow skills OR ski/snowboard, rock climbing and downhill mountain biking.
Students will attend trips and overnight camps that result in absences from other subjects. Attending these trips and overnight camps is a required part of assessment to gain credits during this course. Students are expected to catch up on all missed work.
- Where Does It Lead:
This course can lead to 303OED depending on the performance in this course. This course can be valuable in occupations where self-confidence, commitment and good communication skills are needed and can lead into the adventure tourism industry and to tertiary courses in outdoor pursuits.
- For further information see:
- Mr Aitken.