Outdoor Education NCEA 3

Course Details

Level 3 Optional 21-24 Credits


This course is designed to either carry on from Outdoor Education level 2 or as a stand alone. Students will experience the outdoor environment of the Central North Island, learning skills relating to Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Bushcraft and Water Safety. Students are required to have an interest in meeting new challenges in the outdoors and be prepared to work in a team. Assessment is by Internal assessment - written in class and practical demonstration of skills in an outdoor environment.

Entry Requirements:

HOF/TIC approval.

Course Contribution:

$285 for recreational pursuits

Leads To:

Not U.E. Approved (is trade recognised)

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
20125 Plan for and participate in a multi-day kayaking trip on Grade II whitewater 3 3 Internal
20128 Roll a sea kayak 2 2 Internal
20138 Select, set up and maintain a mountain or cycle touring bike 2 3 Internal
20150 Demonstrate rock climbing skills on natural rock 3 5 Internal
20817 Plan for, participate in, and evaluate mountain bike rides on intermediate to expert terrain 3 3 Internal
427 Cross rivers 3 2 Internal
430 Demonstrate bush survival skills 3 3 Internal
476 Roll a kayak 2 2 Internal
5482 Complete red grade orienteering courses 3 2 Internal


Is trade recognised

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