Outdoor Adventure BTEC National Level 3 at Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy
Why study Outdoor Adventure?
Our outdoor adventure courses provide the specialist work-related skills, knowledge and understanding needed to gain confidence, progression and employment within the
Outdoor Industry. With over 36,000 employers, 600,000 full-time and part-time employees and 5 million plus volunteers within the Sport and Active Leisure industry, there are always jobs for well qualified, experienced and very importantly, enthusiastic people.
What does the course involve?
BTEC Level 3 30-credit Certificate
Unit 1 - Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
Unit 2 - The Physiology of Fitness
Unit 3 - Assessing Risk in Sport
Unit 29 - Principles and Practices in Outdoor Adventure
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma - 60 credits
Units as listed for the Level 3 Certificate, plus optional units adding up to a further 30 credits from:
Unit 4 - Fitness Training and Programming
Unit 11 - Sports Nutrition
Unit 13 - Leadership in Sport
Unit 15 - Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise
Unit 17 - Psychology for Sports Performance
Unit 26 - Work Experience in Sport
Unit 27 - Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport
Unit 28 - The Athlete’s Lifestyle
Unit 30 - Equipment and Facilities for Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
Unit 33 - Skills for Land-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
Unit 34 - Skills for Water-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
National Governing Bodies (NGBs) Qualifications and Awards run alongside this course include:
- First Aid
- BCU Paddlepower Discover or 2 Star Award
- RYA Dinghy or Windsurfing Qualification
- Duke of Edinburgh Award
Progression and Career Opportunities:
BTEC Sport is an excellent springboard to Higher Education courses in as well as National Governing Body courses and qualifications. A background in sport is also beneficial for careers in the active leisure industry as well as teaching and medical professions. Students enjoy the course and get a great deal from it due to the combination of practical and assignment-based learning.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy directly.