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Sustainability and Outdoor Education Level 3 (Dual Enrolment)

Explore sustainability issues through a variety of outdoor learning experiences.

Dual Enrolment programmes are FREE if you're in Years 11, 12 or 13 and a great way to earn NCEA credits and get a feel for tertiary study, while you’re still at school.

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 at Madras campus (Fridays 9am - 3pm).

Location: Christchurch

*Places are limited and funding is dependent on availability. Some courses may incur costs, depending on the learner's eligibility. Part-time 1 year.

Fees may apply for International Students

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.

Unit Standard Title Version Number NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
91735 Evaluate measures that may be taken to sustain and/or improve a biophysical environment 2 4 4
91411 Investigate a socio-scientific issue in an Earth and Space Science context 2 4 4
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
91498 Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for lifelong well-being 2 4 4
Total: 22 22

To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at a secondary school and a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa that allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.

If you are interested in enrolling in a Dual Enrolment course, you should first talk to your secondary school or with Ara.

As different programmes are offered, entry requirements, application, and interview processes (including selection criteria) may vary

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

Overall IELTS 5.0 Academic

  • 5.0 Listening
  • 5.0 Reading
  • 5.0 Writing
  • 5.0 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Outdoor Education and Sustainability (Dual Pathway)

PART-TIME - 1 Year

Explore sustainability issues through a variety of outdoor learning experiences.

Type Dual Enrolment
Code G21079
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
Credits 22
Level 3
Additional Equipment/Fees Fees may apply to international students
May allow Dual Enrolment Yes
Available Part time Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference G21079-DUAL
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Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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