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This is the study programme for 2020/2021.


For this subject, the students will gain knowledge, skills and a general proficiency related to planing, execution and evaluation of excursions in winterfriluftsliv. Being able to lead in these excursions is a key element in the subject.

Learning outcome

Following completion of the course, the student shall be able to:
Knowledge
  • Plan, prepare and evaluate structured teaching of ski play, cross-country skiing and slalom skiing
  • Observe and evaluate exercise programmes or alternatives that may be appropriate for the different ski-styles
  • Plan, prepare and evaluate winter mountain excursions
  • Be able to account for the different factors that can contribute to the avalanche.
  • Reflect on their own and other people's leadership of winter mountain excursions.

Skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge and basic techniques of cross-country skiing, slalom skiing and ski play
  • Prepare skis
  • Be able to recognize avalanche dangerous areas, and make secure choices.
  • Could prevent and treat frostbite.
  • Be able to build and evaluate emergency bivuac-forms in the snow

General
  • Be able to take care of themselves in the winter mountains.
  • Be able to ensure the safety of various forms of tours and activity.

Contents

  • Ski courses: Ski play, skate skiing, classic ski, Telemark ski or Alpine skiing 6 days
  • Novise winter excursion 4 days.
  • Beginner winterexcursion 3 days
  • Profesion winter excursion 4 days.
  • Excursion planning with route planning and risk assessment
  • Student-led excursion with other students. 4 days
  • Outdoor leadership theory and practice
  • Equipment and packing
  • Different snow types and snow conditions caused by temperature changes, wind and sun.
  • Accident prevention and first aid for outdoor winter.
  • Map, compass and GPS

Prerequisites

None.

Exam

Skriftlig skoleeksamen og praktisk vurdering
Weight Duration Marks Aid
Praktisk vurdering3/5 A - F
Written exam2/54 hoursA - FNone permitted
Grade assessment on theory exam. Counts for 40% of the given grade:
  • 4 hours written exam with no aid.

Grade assessment of practical skills. Counts for 60% of the given grade:
  • Four-day advanced winter life excursion to Sirdal.
  • Student -led group Winter excursions for a minimum of three nights.

Coursework requirements

5 days in Nesbyen, 4 days basic winter excursion, Frikvarteret, Three days basic Winter life excursion to Sirdal, Four-Day Advanced Winter life excursion to Sirdal, Student-led Group Winter excursions for a minimum of three Nights, 4 days advanced winter life, Group winter excursion, Leading day excursion
Mandatory Excursions: To be granted access to the written exam, students must attend the following mandatory field trips:
  • Five days in Nesbyen: ski play, Alpine skiing, skate skiing and classic cross-country skiing.
  • Four day basic winter excursion to the "Frikvarteret" cabin at Ådneram in January.
  • Three days basic winter life excursion to Sirdal.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator
Åge Vigane
Programme coordinator
Cato Olsen Slettvold, Kari-Anne Svensen Malmo
Course teacher
Bjørnar Kjellstadli

Method of work

Teaching will alternate between excursions and theory teaching.
Excursions:
Eight days in Nesbyen: Ski play, Telemark skiing, Alpine skiing, skate skiing and classic cross-country skiing.
Three-day basic winter excursion to the Frikvarteret cabin at Ådneram in January. Module 1
Leading day excursions for sports students in their first year. Module 2
Four-day advanced winter life excursion to Sirdal. Module 3
Group winter excursions (egenferd) for a minimum of three nights. Module 4
Three-day outdoor coastal friluftsliv excursion to Langøy. Accommodation in tents.
Cycling day trip from Tungenes Lighthouse at Randaberg to Tanager harbour.
Group cycling trip (Egenferd). Minimum two nights.

Course assessment

Early in the semester there is a meeting with student representatives and at the end of the semester there is a written evaluation.

Literature

Literatur will be published as soon as it has been prepared by the course coordinator/teacher


This is the study programme for 2020/2021.

Last updated: 22.10.2020