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Adventure Sports Level 1 Diploma at Reaseheath College

Course description

This is a great first stepping stone for anyone keen to work in the field of adventure sports or sports. It’s an active learning pathway, so you’ll take part in a range of different sports.

From football, badminton and table tennis to rock climbing and kayaking, you’ll study both on and off campus to give you a broad insight into the adventure sports and fitness sector.

You will gain:

  • Level 1 qualification in Sport and Active Leisure
  • Awards in canoeing/kayaking
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

Course content

  • Football, table tennis and badminton
  • Rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking
  • Visits to sporting venues
  • An introduction to fitness
  • Health and safety
  • Personal development classes
  • Preparation for interview
  • Job applications and course applications
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

You will be able to work towards nationally recognised qualifications with the British Canoe Union (BCU) and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and other industry recognised qualifications such as your First Aid certificate

Entry requirements

  • Some GCSEs at grades E/F
  • If you think your grades will be below E/F, we advise you to apply for the Entry Level Programme

Future opportunities

You can progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Adventure Sports, Sports or Public Services

Career Options

  • Working in a sports shop
  • Working at a leisure club
  • Good preparation for employment in the public services
  • Following the Level 2 or 3 Diploma you could work as an instructor at an outdoor centre

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Reaseheath College directly.

Last updated date: 12 September 2016

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    • You will be studying in the beautiful, rural setting of Cheshire, one mile from the market town of Nantwich with good connections to Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool and Chester. 

      The Reaseheath campus itself is small enough to retain its friendly, family atmosphere, but large enough for you to be able to mix with lots of groups of students. 

      Our front lawn is great to sit out on during the summer and the College lake has much wildlife to watch. 

      Over the past few years we have invested over £50 million in our campus to give you the best possible environment for learning. 

      A further £30 million investment is planned for the campus including a £6 million advanced agricultural technology and engineering facility, new halls of residence and new sporting facilities.