This Unit is designed to provide opportunities for students to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain Australian wide Industry qualifications in Bushwalking. A large component of this Unit is a compulsory 3 day field trip which focuses on learning and implementing the practical skills of bushwalking. These skills include, but are not limited to; navigation in both tracked and trackless terrain, camp craft skills, river crossing and group management in wilderness settings. There will be an additional cost for the camp - approximately $50.
1x2-hr lecture/wk for 9 wks, 1 x 3 day field trip incorporating 3x2-hr tutorials
Event participation and reflection (30%), risk management report (30%), group presentation (40%)
144 credit points of units, including 90 credit points of Human Movement and Health Education Curriculum and Professional Studies units