12ODP

NCEA Multi-Level Outdoor Pursuits

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Christeller

This is a Unit Standards course, which is designed to offer students a wide range of skills in outdoor pursuits and outdoor recreation and at the same time gain accreditation for their achievements within the National Qualifications Framework. Students with a strong interest in the outdoors are able to continue their studies and work towards a certificate in Outdoor Recreation at a range of institutions after the completion of this course.

A field trip component is built into the course which is necessary to develop and apply the skills and knowledge learnt in class and for assessment purposes.

Students will participate in modules that include: group activities under the title of adventure based learning, mountain biking, tramping, outdoor navigation, first aid, rock climbing, and kayaking.

NCEA Level 2, therefore, a majority of the credits are Level 2 credits. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Some STAR funding may be available for unit standards in Adventure-Based Learning, Outdoor Navigation, and First Aid. All other unit standards are funded from a subject fee of $450.00.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 425 v7
NZQA Info
Participate in a day tramp
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 431 v7
NZQA Info
Navigate in good visibility on land
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 457 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate mountain biking skills on grade 2 terrain
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 470 v6
NZQA Info
Participate in low ropes course activities
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 476 v7
NZQA Info
Roll a decked paddle craft on flat water
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6400 v6
NZQA Info
Manage first aid in an emergency situation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6401 v6
NZQA Info
Provide first aid
1
1
1
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6402 v8
NZQA Info
Provide basic life support
1
1
1
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20121 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate paddling skills on Class 2 water
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20157 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate novice rock climbing and belaying skills on Ewbank Grade 12 and above
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20159 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of weather information for an outdoor activity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20818 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate paddling a craft on flat water
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0