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Personal Development & Outdoor Adventure BTEC Diploma Level 1 (QCF) at Kingston Maurward College

Course description

Not sure what direction to take? Do you feel you could do with developing the skills and qualities needed to progress on to employment or other further education courses? Then this could be the course for you!

This one year course combines the best of outdoor education, sports, health and fitness and classroom based study and work experience to help you develop self-esteem, teamwork, leadership and personal development, to give you the confidence to achieve your goals and plan your future.

As well as gaining a qualification, you will also have the opportunity to take part in Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, National Citizenship Service and gain certificates of achievement in kayaking, climbing, mountain biking and teamwork.

Course content

Course includes:

  • Investigating rights and responsibilities at work
  • Managing your health at work
  • Taking part in sport
  • Assisting at a sport or active leisure event
  • Take part in exercise and fitness activities
  • How the body works
  • Planning own fitness programme
  • Working in a team
  • Preparing for work placement

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements You will need a willingness to learn new skills, to undertake practical tasks and to explore career and educational paths.

Financial information

Courses leading to a qualification are FREE for British citizens, aged under 19 years on 31 August in the academic year you start your course.* However, there may be some additional costs for clothing/kit and trips depending on your course.  You can apply to the Bursary Fund for extra help towards the cost of transport, food, equipment or childcare.

Materials required:

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, A4 lever arch file, ruler and eraser. Practical clothing suitable for the weather condition. Course sweatshirt and sports T-shirt. Outdoor footwear.

Future opportunities

Further training to become: Police Officer, Personal Trainer, Outdoor Adventure Instructor, Instructor at an outdoor leisure centre, Sports Coach, Army Soldier.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 April 2016
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