Level 2 Outdoor Recreation
This course would benefit any student with an interest in learning more about outdoor activities or who would like to experience the rewarding challenges they offer. In particular, it would be helpful for those students wanting to pursue a career in adventure tourism or outdoor recreation.
The Outdoor Recreation Skills course provides a challenging programme to cater for a wide range of students. Participants will have the opportunity to:
- Show leadership
- Plan and organise activities
- Challenge themselves
- Grow in confidence
- Experience outdoor recreation
- Learn new skills
- Find out more about themselves
- Co-operate in a team situation
- Gain qualifications
- Have fun in the outdoors!
The course will be delivered through a mixture of theory and practical lessons, generally followed by a two to three day
assessment camp. The areas of study students will experience are:
- Risk Management
- Rock Climbing
- First Aid
- Snow Craft
- Mountain biking (must be able to source a bike)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: None. A selection process may be required.
QUALIFICATIONS(S): NCEA Level 2, Skills Active ITO Unit Standard
ASSESSMENT: Achievement Standards (4 credits), Unit Standards (15 credits)
COST: $1,275 to cover transport, accommodation.
(Note: This is a very expensive course, so the cost must be considered carefully and taken into account when deciding whether to choose this subject! The school reserves the right to veto course entry where there is a record of late or non-payment of school fees.)