REC111 Outdoor Recreation Field Skills 2 (8)

REC111 is a subject that builds on the skills and knowledge obtained in REC110. Students further develop outdoor leadership competence and gain experience in small group leadership in outdoor recreation. Knowledge of safety/risk management, trip planning and remote area first aid are developed. Specialised training in various outdoor recreation activities will be an intrinsic part of the subject.

Subject Outlines
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Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Port Macquarie Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: REC111. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Environmental Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

This subject is available only to students enrolled in the course Bachelor of Applied Science (Outdoor Recreation and Ecotourism)



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to systematically plan a range of outdoor recreation activities
  • be able to facilitate group dynamics, and to promote motivational behaviour and teamwork amongst activity participants
  • be able to utilise safety and risk management for careful planning of outdoor recreation activities
  • be able to provide advanced first aid and emergency care response


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Outdoor leadership competence and small group leadership
  • Safety/risk management
  • Environmental impacts of outdoor recreation
  • First aid and emergency response
  • Disability issues, legal liability, certification and professional ethics is developed


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.