Outdoor and Adventurous Activities Level 3 Extended

Sport and Outdoor Activities continues to be one of the fastest growing employment sectors and consequently offers a vast range of career opportunities with tour operators, tourist boards, leisure centres, hotels and sports clubs as well as education and health.

The Level 3 Outdoor and Adventurous Activities course will enable you to build on the range of high level work and life skills to prepare you for a diverse range of careers within the outdoor sports sector. This is the second year of the course and continues to develop the skills obtained in year 1.This course will build on the range of high level work and life skills from the first year, leadership, teamwork, problem solving and decision making that will prepare you for a diverse range of careers within the outdoor sports sector.

 

  • What will be studied

    You will study a wide range of content all designed to prepare you for life in the workplace, this includes leadership and teamwork, principles of anatomy, fitness training, outdoor principles and practices, water and land based activities and work experience in an industry related setting. You will receive tutorials covering aspects such as safeguarding, British values and diversity.

  • What are the entry requirements?

    To apply for a place on this highly popular course, you need to hold at least 4 GCSEs or equivalent at grade 4 (formerly C) or above, preferably including Science, English and Maths. You should be able to work as part of a team as well as being independent and willing to experience and explore new things.

  • Where does this course lead to?

    Employment in the outdoor and sports related industries, or continue with further studies at university.

  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Level 3 Extended Diploma in Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

  • How will this course be delivered?

    The course is delivered over 3 days through different methods including presentations, practical activity and demonstrations, 1:1 support and tutorials and group work. Extended hours will be required when attending day visits and residential trips.

  • How will I be assessed?

    Assessment is via continual assessment using practical assignments, physical tasks, course work, presentations and class work in each unit. You will be awarded a pass, merit or distinction grade for each completed unit.

  • How to get a place?

    Please apply online

  • Other Information:

    During the second year you will take part in two residential visits together with numerous visits to fitness and outdoor establishments. Course fees of £250 and a course polo shirt and hoodie are required to be purchased from our on line supplier unless purchased in year 1. You will also be given the opportunity to achieve national governing body awards in activities such as rock climbing, mountain biking and kayaking and canoeing, which may incur additional small charges for log books.

  • Exam Board:
    Edexcel
  • WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

    Employment in the outdoor and sports related industries, or continue with further studies at university.

Deliveries

Start Date : September 2018 End Date : June 2019 Fee : N/A
Day : Monday Time : 17 hours weekly course hours, plus any additional hours required during visits and residential trips. Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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Case Studies
Ryan Wheldon (Sport)
Sport student Ryan Wheldon has not only been offered a contract with Worcestershire County Cricket Club (WCCC), but also a scholarship at University. Ryan, who is in his second year of the Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Activities) course, joined the Worcestershire Cricket Club Academyread more
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