Outdoor Education Climbing and friluftsliv in the local environment (UDR110)

Students will use the near-environment to experience the joy of stay in nature. Students should be able to plan and lead activities for pupils from a local school in the forest. Climbing inside and outside will be a core element.

Course description for study year 2024-2025. Please note that changes may occur.


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  • Friluftsliv activities in the local natural environment
  • Plan, lead and assess friluftsliv activities to pupils from a local school
  • Prevention of accidents, first aid, self saving in the sea and CPR
  • Excursion. Minimum two nights (Participating)
  • Student-led excursion

Learning outcome

Following completion of the course, the student shall be able to:


* climbing terminology

* plan for outdoor teaching

* risk analyze and first aid


  • Be able to analyze the terrain, plan and lead various friluftsliv activities for pupils in the local environment.
  • Be able to do a hike in the mountains (several days)
  • Be able to belay climbers inside and outside
  • CPR and first aid


  • Lead groups in local activities and on trips in the local nature environment.
  • Ensure the safety of various forms of activity.
  • Be able to perform CPR, first aid and life-saving.

Required prerequisite knowledge



Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Home exam individual or in pairs 1/1 8 Weeks Letter grades

Home exam individual or in pairs. 8 weeks. Graded A-F

Coursework requirements

80 % attendance required for all practical activities/excursions, Student lead trip

Course teacher(s)

Course teacher:

Bjørnar Kjellstadli

Course coordinator:

Åge Vigane

Study Adviser:

Ivar Bjørnsen

Method of work

Teaching alternates between practical and theoretical teaching, excursions, group and self-studies.

Open for

Norsk friluftsliv - Norwegian Outdoor Life
Exchange Students at Faculty of Arts and Education

Course assessment

There must be an early dialogue between the course supervisor, the student union representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital subject evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.


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