- Course Code - GEOED
- General Pathway
Estimated Cost: $130.00
Based on previous years pricing and subject to change. See Additional Cost Item Information Sheet for additional costs.
The focus of this Course is experiencing the outdoors, building confidence in the outdoors and outdoor leadership. The course offers the opportunity to safely engage in a range of outdoor activities that pose challenges and encourage students to step outside their comfort zone. These include:
Students will also:
Develop self-awareness, personal skills, interpersonal and leadership skills
Develop risk management strategies and basic first aid skills
Develop environmental awareness and interpretation, including minimal impact, and students are invited to acknowledge their relationship with nature
Students are required to attend 2 expeditions and a 1 day excursion during which they will be assessed on Course outcomes. Most practical sessions in unit 1 are aquatic based. Students are required to participate in all of these sessions.
Where a student cannot attend an expedition or excursion, a medical note will be required.
Minimum Entrance Requirements
The ability to swim 200m continuously in open water, and it is desired to have a passion for outdoor pursuits. It is highly recommended students have a good level of fitness, as this course is physically challenging.
Year 12 - Outdoor Education General
Course Code GTOED