Adventure Tourism Leadership (L3)

Take your existing outdoors skills to the next level. Build your confidence in outdoor leadership through this challenging and rewarding course.

Course Aim

Students will build on their existing outdoor and leadership skills to become more confident and self-managing in a range of outdoor environments.  During the programme students will prepare for, participate in and evaluate multiple outdoor experiences whilst also sharpening their bush survival skills.

Entry Requirements

This course requires students to operate in the outdoors at a high level and to be more independent in their approach to learning. It is therefore recommended that students can demonstrate the following:

Learning Objectives

Students will have the opportunity to achieve academic learning objectives that contribute to their National Certificate of Education Achievement (NCEA) and develop crucial personal and social development skills.

Personal and Social Development Objectives:

Personal and social skills are transferable to any chosen career pathway and are considered essential skills by employers.

  • Increasing willingness to learn
  • Understanding and assuming personal responsibility
  • Developing belief in self and increasing confidence
  • Developing a positive attitude
  • Recognising and developing potential
  • Developing resilience skills (coping with challenge and change)
  • Developing positive communication skills

Course Outline & Assessments:

Course outline including academic learning objectives – Adventure Tourism Leadership Level 3

For course specific assessments talk to your school Trades Academy coordinator or email info@wio.org.nz

Related Courses & Pathways

Use links below to explore related courses and pathway options:

To view all Whenua Iti Outdoors Trades Academy programmes and a pathway diagram go to Further Resources below.

I enjoyed getting out of the classroom type area and into areas I would not usually be placed, also being stimulated and learning through the process – Adventure Tourism Leadership Student

Further resources

| Secondary School Programmes | Download our full programme brochure

| Trades Academy Programmes | Whenua Iti Outdoors (WIO) Trades Academy options

| Programme Pathways Diagram| WIO Trades Academy programme pathways

Adventure Tourism | link to Careers NZ Tertiary Training and Career information

Key Components:

  • Adventure
  • Tourism
  • Trades

Open to:

Year 13 students

NCEA Level:
18 credits at Level 3

Duration:

Four one-week blocks (Mon-Thurs)

Delivery:

Residential block course (includes overnights)

Location:

Tasman / Nelson

Cost:

Zero cost to students. Funded by the Ministry of Education.

Dates:

2020 Intake:

Week 1: 22 – 25 June
Week 2: 26 – 30 July
Week 3: 17 – 20 August
Week 4: 14 – 17 September

Notes:

Dates may be subject to change.
Some academic objectives may change to align with assessment changes.

Awards:

  • NCEA

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Qualified Instructors

You're in safe hands. Our friendly & highly professional instructors are all industry qualified for a wide range of activities.

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NZQA Qualified and NCEA Aligned

We are NZQA accredited, can offer NCEA Level 1-3 assessments and all programmes align with the NZ Curriculum key competencies.

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Safety Accredited

We put safety first. We are a registered provider of Adventure Activities with Worksafe NZ, and are Safety audit certified with OutdoorsMark.

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