- 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:
Unit Standards in river kayaking, sea kayaking, camping snow skills, rock climbing and an Achievement standard in Risk Management which is based around 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 D Aitken.