This course requires 2 options.
Outdoor Education - Level 2
Teacher in Charge: B. Ormsby
Outdoor Education is the study of adventure pursuits, development of inter-personal skills and personal qualities.
• Surf Kayaking / Surfing
• Adventure based learning
• Scuba diving (additional 7 Unit Standard credits from completing Open Water Dive certificate)
• Bushcraft / Camping
• Group process
• Mountain Biking / Risk Management
Kayaking Skills in the pool including Eskimo Roll
Kayak Camp Whangamata
Bushcraft Skills and Theory
Bush Craft Camp- Kaimai Ranges
PADI Open Water Dive Certificate
Group Processes and Adventure-Based Learning
Mountain Biking Skills
Mountain Biking Camp- Rotorua
Course and Assessment Completion
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$695 (to be confirmed).
Compulsory Camps and Dive Course
This course has a large practical component, fees must be paid promptly.
Costs not included in ODE2 fees
• Medical certificate for Diving
• Food for camps
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Course endorsement provides recognition for a student who has performed exceptionally well in an individual course.
Students will gain an endorsement for a course if, in a single school year, they achieve:
14 or more credits at Merit or Excellence, and
at least 3 of these credits from externally assessed standards and 3 credits from internally assessed standards.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.