SPOE502 – Haututanga - Outdoor Leadership

Module code
Module title
Haututanga - Outdoor Leadership
To further students’ knowledge in a range of outdoor leadership theories that enable them to develop personal leadership experience and group leadership experience in a range of outdoor activities with peers and clients.
  • SH2001
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Project-based learning; Blended Learning; Group work; Practical activities
Learning Outcomes
1: Select and apply knowledge of leadership theories and practices.
2: Select and apply knowledge of planning, leading and evaluating leadership experiences.
3: Use basic logistics and basic safety management to lead outdoor situations.
- Adventure Based Learning
- Leadership skills for a range of outdoor pursuits that could include but are not limited to tramping, camping, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, rock climbing, caving, mountaineering, and adventure based learning and high/low ropes.
- Concepts of outdoor leadership theory.
- Concepts of leadership practices.
- Concepts of evaluation of leadership.
- Professionalism in a leadership role.
- Trip planning.
- Safety management.
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio of evidence comprises of multiple components. Students need to provide sufficient evidence against all learning outcomes and accumulate an overall module mark of no less than 50%.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Texts and readings will be determined by the lecturer and will be provided to the student in the individual module handbooks.