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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport outdoor adventure at The Bishop of Winchester Academy

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Outdoor Adventure) is an exciting, vocationally based course designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in future employment in the Outdoor & Leisure Industry, specialising in watersports. The course combines theory and practical activities and employer valued National Governing Body Instructor qualifications. This course is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Course content

Mandatory units
Unit 1: Principles of Anatomy & Physiology in Sport
Unit 2: The Physiology of Fitness
Unit 3: Assessing Risk in Sport
Unit 4: Fitness Training & Programming
Unit 13: Leadership in Sport
Unit 29: Principles & Practices in Outdoor Adventure
Unit 30: Equipment & Facilities for Outdoor Adventurous Activities

Additional units
Unit 5: Sports Coaching
Unit 12: Current Issues in Sport
Unit 23: Organising Sports Events
Unit 24: Physical Education & the Care of Children & Young People
Unit 25: Sport as a Business
Unit 33: Skills for Land-based Outdoor & Adventurous Activities
Unit 34: Skills for Water-based Outdoor & Adventurous Activities
Unit 35: Leading Land-based Outdoor & Adventurous Activities
Unit 36: Leading Water-based Outdoor & Adventurous Activities
Unit 37: Outdoor & Adventurous Expiditions
Unit 38: Alternative Pursuits for Outdoor Adventure

Entry requirements

Standard 6th Form entry requirements. Students must have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s grade C or above. With at least grade C in English and Maths. No prior watersports experience required, but a passion for outdoors and adventure desirable.

Future opportunities

Careers: Employment in the Outdoors Adventure Industry. Further Education: Direct to University, Foundation Degree, further Instructor Qualifications

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Bishop of Winchester Academy directly.

Last updated date: 04 June 2015

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