|1.||Advise appropriate bushwalking equipment for different uses and contexts with wide ranging challenges;|
|2.||Evaluate and make evidence-based judgements on the application of bushwalking in an educational and recreational setting as appropriate to various client groups;|
|3.||Adapt navigational concepts and appropriate navigational practice in complex and unpredictable situations;|
|4.||Analyse and reflect on the historical, philosophical and environmental contexts of bushwalking in Australia and review current requirements related to the safety and well-being of individuals and groups; and|
|5.||Collaborate, plan and prepare an extended bushwalk with professional judgement and leadership utilising minimal environment impact practices to industry-accepted standards.|
|Practicum||Practical navigation skills and application of theory during field trips||20%|
|Test||Written navigation and trip planning test||40%|
|Project||Field Lab Planning Project||20%|
The ways of the bushwalker: on foot in Australia,
Harper, M 2007,
Where to next?
As part of a course
This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.
VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.