Geography L1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: G. Aitken

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Social Studies

Course highlights:  Geography is a social science and teaches students how to look at issues and problems using different viewpoints or perceptions.  It develops an understanding of the world as our home and teaches understanding of global issues and concerns.  Geographic skills are an important part of the programme which includes mapping, graphing, visual and field work skills.  All three external Achievement Standards are offered and this body of knowledge is often the basis for the internal assessments.  To be successful at all levels students need to be well organised, with an ability to think locally, nationally and globally and be able to apply the knowledge they have learned in a range of contexts.


Vocational Pathway: Creative Industries, Primary Industries, Social and Community Services, Services Industries.   


This course can lead to:  Level 2 & Level 3 Geography, employment in farming, University.


For more information, please see Mr Aitken

Note: Total Credits Available:  up to 24


Learning Areas:

Social Sciences


Geography L2

Career Pathways

Mining Engineer, Survey Technician, Historian, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Surveyor, Fishing Skipper, Urban/Regional Planner, Emergency Management Officer, Meteorologist, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Interpreter, Driller, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Engineer, Ranger, Landscape Architect, Geophysicist, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher, Travel Agent/Adviser, Intelligence Officer, Geospatial Specialist, Career Consultant