OAS1

Outdoor Adventure Skills NCEA 1

Course Details

Level 1 Optional 15-18 Credits

Purpose:

This course should provide learning experiences to develop personal and social skills for moving safely in a variety of settings. These learning experiences should also develop the understandings and skills which underpin successful outdoor activity and an increase in the awareness of the need for conservation of the environment. The Unit Standards offered in this course can be used towards the National Certificate in Outdoor Recreation Leadership.

Course Contribution:

$160 for all practical training and trips

Leads To:

OUT2 and SPX2

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
20137 Mountain bike on easy to intermediate terrain 1 1 Internal
20138 Select, set up and maintain a mountain or cycle touring bike 2 3 Internal
20141 Complete beginner orienteering courses 1 1 Internal
20152 Experience and complete abseiling sessions 1 1 Internal
20818 Demonstrate kayaking skills on sheltered or slow-moving water 1 2 Internal
431 Navigate in good visibility on land 2 3 Internal
448 Experience a caving trip 1 1 Internal
467 Demonstrate personal and social development through participation in adventure based learning 2 3 Internal
476 Roll a kayak 2 2 Internal
485 Demonstrate rafting skills on sheltered or slow-moving water 2 3 Internal

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