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TAS Speech Night 2017

Date:December 4, 2017

If you missed Speech Night, or want to relive those special moments, the video production of the event is now Read more...

TAS Time Tunnel farewells graduating cohort

Date:November 17, 2017

The whole school turned out in excitement to farewell our graduating Year 12's in the TAS traditional time tunnel. There Read more...

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017

Date:November 10, 2017

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017 The third round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were Read more...

From Cairns to Hollywood – TAS Student Kane O’Rielley heads to LA

Date:October 23, 2017

THANK YOU TO THE CAIRNS POST FOR THIS STORY - 21 OCTOBER 2017   KANE O’Rielley will have something in Read more...

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017

Date:August 20, 2017

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 3 2017 The third round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were Read more...

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 2 2017

Date:May 26, 2017

The second round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were held on the 18 May.  Over 300 students Read more...

Holiday Blog | December 2017

Date:December 11, 2017

TAS World Challenge Nepal 2017 It has been incredible to watch the work that our students and staff are achieving Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – End of Term 4

Date:November 24, 2017

Tree Planting Thanks to our wonderful Year 4 students and Mrs Sloan for planting heaps of trees around the bottom Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 7

Date:November 20, 2017

Year 12 farewell We farewelled out wonderful Year 12s with the traditional Year 12 breakfast and the walk through the Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 6

Date:November 10, 2017

China I have just returned from a study tour of China with Mr Saunders (English Teacher) as we explore expanding Read more...

Outstanding Opportunities | Astounding Achievements # 2

Date:November 1, 2017

Year 7/8 QAMT Maths Team outstanding at the State finals. Our Year 7/8 QAMT Maths Quiz team were outstanding at Read more...

Learning. Believing. Achieving – Term 4 Week 4

Date:October 27, 2017

SHOUT-OUTS RAFFLE for the Coconut Carnival: A call out to all in the TAS community to sell your tickets. All Read more...
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Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

certII_photoStudents at TAS can obtain a qualification in outdoor recreation by enrolling in the Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation program. This in depth course includes a range of outdoor pursuits that help to develop students into future outdoor leaders.


First Year Students

Term I

Hiking introduction and day trips to Pete's Falls, Glacier Rock and Centenary Lakes for navigation exercises. Class visits from local outdoor gear specialists.

Expedition for three days to Stannary Hills and the Walsh River

Term II

White water canoeing introduction with day trips down the Mulgrave River and pool sessions at TAS.

Three day expedition on the Mulgrave River.

Term III

Climbing, abseiling and caving introduction with day trips to Aeroglen Quarry and Barron Gorge.

Expedition for three days to Chillagoe for caving and abseiling.

Term IV

Students are introduced to kayaking in preparation for Term V next year.

Two day Remote Area First Aid Course.


Second Year Students

Term V

Introduction to white water kayaking with day trips down the Mulgrave River and pool sessions at TAS.

Expedition for three days to the Mulgrave River.

Term VI

Advanced hiking focus with day trips to the Blue Arrow and Walsh' Pyramid.

Three day journey expedition to summit and traverse Mt Emerald with two waterfall abseils.

Term VII

Advanced climbing and abseiling with day trips to Aeroglen quarry. Update resuscitation qualifications

Climbing and abseiling expedition for three days to Mt Stewart Townsville with indoor climbing session at Anaconda.

Term VIII

Graduation

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