Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Sustainability and Outdoor Pathway).xml Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Sustainability and Outdoor Pathway)

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Programme Sustainability - Kayaking

Programme1 year

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Qualification name

Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Sustainability and Outdoor Pathway) Please enquire

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Domestic Applications due

Received all year


Christchurch - Madras Street, Oamaru, Timaru

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Programme Content

Explore sustainability issues through a variety of outdoor learning experiences.

This programme explores sustainability with a focus on outdoor leadership. Through a variety of games, team-building activities and reflective workshops you'll become accustomed to working collaboratively in groups. Some of the outdoor activities you'll participate in include surfing, snorkelling and tramping.

The Level 2 course is a full year of study, occurring one full day per week.

Two overnight trips will be arranged to work in with student availability

Programme Structure

To complete this Youth programme you are required to do the NZQF unit standards outlined in the table below. The credits above are Ara credits which you will receive upon completion of this programme. Please note the number of credits may be different.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • To enrol you must 16 years or over and be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a visa which allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school. If you are currently enrolled at a high school you will need to provide Approval of Enrolment from your school Principal.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you are also required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below or credits in English rich subjects from New Zealand educational institutions. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this course please complete:

  • An application form

Application Documents

Career opportunities

Study pathways

Successful completion of this course gives you the opportunity to continue study in the level 3 course.

Unit / Achievement Standard Number Unit Standard Title Version No NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits
91333 Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity 2 3 3
90813 Demonstrate understanding of how different personal values have implications for a sustainable future 2 3 3
91188 Examine an earth and space science issue and the validity of the information communicated to the public 2 4 4
90811 Explain how human activity in a biophysical environment has consequences for a sustainable future 2 4 4
91330 Perform a physical activity in an applied setting 3 4 4