Outdoor Education and Sustainability (Dual Pathway).xml Outdoor Education and Sustainability (Dual Pathway)

A-Z study guide
Outdoor Education - 2014

ProgrammePart-time, 1 year (while still at school)

Annual Fees(indicative 2019)

Qualification name

Outdoor Education and Sustainability (Dual Pathway) Please enquire

Programme code




Ara credits




Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Please enquire


Christchurch - Madras Street, Timaru

For more information

Email engagement@ara.ac.nz

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.

This programme is delivered one day per week (Fridays).

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 Ara credits. Ara credits are tertiary study credits that can be used to enter further study at tertiary level in New Zealand. Please note the number of Ara 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
  • What if English is not my first language?

    If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

    Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.


    • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
    • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.

    IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.

Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

Application Documents

Career opportunities

Unit / Achievement Standard Number Unit Standard Title Version No NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
91501 Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting 2 4 4
90828 Evaluate a personal action that contributes towards a sustainable future 3 6 6
91735 Evaluate measures that may be taken to sustain and/or improve a biophysical environment 1 4 4
91505 Examine contemporary leadership principles applied in physical activity contexts 2 4 4
91411 Investigate a socio-scientific issue in an earth and space science context 2 4 4