Tawa College Tawa College

NCEA Level 3 Outdoor Education and Sport

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Recommended Prior Learning

This course is open to all students.

Outdoor Education and Sport:
This course offers a mixture of Level 3 credits which are Achievement Standards and Unit Standards. 

It covers the following topics: Rock Climbing, Injury Management, Sports Coaching, River Safety, Safety Management and Badminton.  

This course is not a University Entrance subject but it is a great option for those who wish to gain NCEA Level 3. Students must have good attendance and be willing to attend days off site to complete the course
NOT a UE Approved Subject

Course Overview

Term 1
US427 Cross Rivers
US20673 Demonstrate knowledge of injury prevention

Term 2
US 22771 Plan a beginner level coaching session
US 22768 Conduct and review a beginner level coaching session

Term 3
US 20150 Demonstrate Rock Climbing on Natural Rock

Term 4
AS 3.4 Badminton - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting

Learning Areas:

Physical Education

Career Pathways

Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Personal Trainer/Exercise Professional, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Event Manager, Sports Coach/Official, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Hunter/Trapper, Recreation Co-ordinator, Tour Guide

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$50 Voluntary Donation towards the cost of Rock Climbing and River Crossing skills. STAR funding will cover the rest of the cost of this course.
Requires half a day preparation at Fergs Kayaks to ensure belaying skills are up to scratch. Two days for Rock climbing. Then 1 or 2 days to do River Crossing.

Sports Clothes and shoes