Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students undertake a negotiated program to extend their outdoor education preparation. The emphasis is on evaluation of students' learning and their readiness for leading and teaching in the outdoors. Practical experience may include advanced skill development, fieldwork placement (Practicum) and peer trip leading).

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBrendon Munge

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCamping with Confidence: Australian Campsite AccreditationRecommendedCamping Association of Victoria Inc. (1997)MELBOURNE. CAV

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Articulate an experience profile according to individual goals

Lectures, field work

02. Practice cautious self-appraisal of outdoor education experience and expertise

Lectures, field work

03. Articulate and increase your applied understanding of safety

Lectures, field work

04. Gain experience in a workplace or workplaces, including finding a position and agreeing on duties and responsibilities

Lectures, field work

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrendon Munge

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 31 - 43
One 8.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments% ILO*
personal action plan (equivalent 1,500 words)Ungraded pass/fail. Satisfactory completion of field experience evaluation and satisfactory completion of practical work (compulsory hurdle)50 01, 02
presentation (equivalent 1,500-words)50 03, 04