Develops and enhances the practical surf coaching and surfboard design skills of students. First, it introduces students to a range of practical surf coaching skills, and a comprehensive understanding of surf safety. Second, it introduces students to modern industrial surfboard design and manufacture.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||define, explain and document surf awareness, surf safety and duty of care procedures and principles||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||evaluate basic surfing skill development techniques and design an appropriate program to deliver a beginner surf lesson||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||demonstrate instructional methods and utilisation of surfing equipment||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|4||explain the various processes used to design surfing equipment||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various technologies in the design of surfing equipment||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||outline some of the operational issues facing a surfboard manufacturer.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Jennar, H, 2007, The Surfer's textbook, H J Surf Designs, Bogangar, NSW.
- Surfing Australia, 2012, Level 1 Surf Coaching Manual & Workbook, Surfing Australia, Coolangatta, Qld.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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