Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students further develop outdoor leadership competence and gain experience in small group leadership in outdoor/environmental education. Knowledge of safety/risk management, trip planning, remote area first aid, stress/burnout, social psychology, disability issues, legal liability, certification and professional ethics is developed.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnthony Mangelsdorf

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLectures, practical work

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe strategies that support students' wellbeing and safety working within school and/or system, curriculum and legislative requirements.
02. Understand the relevant and appropriate sources of professional learning for teachers.
03. Identify, analyse and plan for risk in outdoor environments.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnthony Mangelsdorf

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
Three 1.00 day field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 20 - 20
Four 8.00 hours seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 20 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Remote Area First Aid


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1-hour exam (1000 word equivalence)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

One 2,000 word safety plan Hurdle requirement: satisfactory participation and performance in practical work

N/AOtherIndividualYes50 SILO1, SILO3

One 800-word reflective essay

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2