SPOE404 – Outdoor Safety Management

Module code
Module title
Outdoor Safety Management
To introduce students to outdoor safety management systems and the appropriate responses needed to an outdoor emergency care situation.
  • SH1902
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Apply knowledge of outdoor safety management systems.
Demonstrate and use appropriate responses to emergency first aid situations in a range of outdoor contexts.
Apply and use risk management theories and practices.
- Outdoor First Aid
- Communication skills
- Safety Management Systems (SMS)
- Activity Management Plans (AMP)
- Health and Safety
- Insurances
- Risk management theory
- Hazard Registers

Teaching and Learning Strategy
Blended delivery of theory, online, and practical activities.
Lectures will be used to introduce key themes and main topics to the students. Guest speakers may be invited on specialist topics.
Tutorials will develop concepts further through group work, projects and online learning. The assessments will encourage reflection on important concepts taught throughout the course.
Assessment Criteria
To pass this module students must complete all assessments and accumulate an overall module mark of no less than 50%