SPOE507 – Outdoor Pursuits Guiding

Module code
Module title
Outdoor Pursuits Guiding
To allow students to experience a range of outdoor leadership situations that enable them to develop personal instruction or guiding experience and leadership experience in a range of outdoor activities whilst under direct supervision.
  • 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: Apply knowledge of outdoor leadership.
2: Apply knowledge of planning, leading and evaluating leadership experiences.
3: Apply logistics and safety management to lead outdoor activities.
- 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.
- Outdoor leadership and group dynamics.
- Leadership practice in an outdoor context.
- 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 handbook