SOL1001 - Natural Environments 1 and
SOL1002 - Safety in Natural Environments
|1.||Investigate the upper catchment geomorphology, river health, hydrology, and catchment management specifically relevant to the rivers of the Great Dividing Range visited in the unit of study;|
|2.||Exhibit the unique theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to live, travel, and lead safely in remote upper catchment river environments;|
|3.||Demonstrate the skills of raft guiding whilst integrating a place based approach to environmental and cultural interpretation relevant to the location;|
|4.||Apply strategies to safely manage and lead groups in lower catchment river environments; and,|
|5.||Demonstrate the skills of self-rescue and river rescue.|
|Presentation||Environment Presentation (Group work)||15%|
|Practicum||Practicum A - Practical skills and field work (WIL equivalent)||25%|
|Practicum||Practicum B - Practical skills and field work (WIL equivalent)||25%|
|Assignment||Written assignments – Guides Workbook||35%|
River Rescue: A Manual for Whitewater Safety 4th ed
Bechdel, L., & Ray, S. (2009).
CFS Publishers, Ashville, NC,
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