Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Sustainability and Outdoor Pathway).xml Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Sustainability and Outdoor Pathway)

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Programme Sustainability - Kayaking

Programme1 year

Annual Fees(indicative 2018)

Qualification name

Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Sustainability and Outdoor Pathway) Please enquire

Programme code




Tamesa credits




Domestic Applications due

Received all year


Christchurch - Madras Street, Oamaru, Timaru

For more information

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Programme Content

Explore sustainability issues through a variety of outdoor learning experiences.

This programme explores sustainability with a focus on outdoor leadership. Through a variety of games, team-building activities and reflective workshops you'll become accustomed to working collaboratively in groups. Some of the outdoor activities you'll participate in include surfing, snorkelling and tramping.

The Level 2 course is a full year of study, occurring one full day per week.

Two overnight trips will be arranged to work in with student availability

Programme Credits

NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification. In some instances you may also receive Tamesa credits. Tamesa credits are tertiary study credits that can be used to enter further study at tertiary level in New Zealand. Please note the number of Tamesa and NZQF credits are unrelated and may be different.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at secondary school. You must also be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a visa which allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.
    Some programmes require a minimum age of 16. Please enquire.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart or us for an assessment.

Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this course please complete:

  • An application form

Application Documents

Career opportunities

Study pathways

Successful completion of this course gives you the opportunity to continue study in the level 3 course.

Unit / Achievement Standard Number Unit Standard Title Version No NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits
91333 Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity 2 3 3
90813 Demonstrate understanding of how different personal values have implications for a sustainable future 2 3 3
91283 Describe a social action that enables communities and/or nations to meet responsibilities and exercise rights 2 4 4
91188 Examine an earth and space science issue and the validity of the information communicated to the public 2 4 4
90811 Explain how human activity in a biophysical environment has consequences for a sustainable future 2 4 4
91330 Perform a physical activity in an applied setting 3 4 4