Sport (Outdoor Adventure) - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at East Durham College
The course aims to develop the learners ability, competence and knowledge in a range of outdoor adventure activities in order to open career opportunities as an instructor or coach within the outdoor adventure industry. The course is related to sports and fitness and provides an opportunity to develop sporting and physical fitness by taking part in rock climbing, mountain biking, kayaking and expeditions.
The course covers Fitness Testing & Training,Personal Fitness Development, Leadership, Anatomy & Physiology, Practical Outdoor Adventure Sports Activities, Environmental Education, Land Based Outdoor Activities, Water Based Outdoor Activities and Sports Injuries.
4 GCSE's Grade A to C including Maths & English
The course is assessed through a combination of assignments, practical activities, research tasks and residentials. Work is assessed using a Pass, Merit, Distinction system.
If you have been a UK resident for the past 3 years and are under the age of 19 on the 31st August, you will not usually need to pay any course fees.
Possible career destinations after completing the Level 3 in Outdoor Adventure could be as an instructor in an Outdoor Centre or as preparation for entry to the Armed Forces. Successful completion will also allow learners to apply for Foundation Degree courses or an undergraduate programme.
After successful completing the course learners have the opportunity to progress to employment in the Outdoor Industry or Undergraduate study at University.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Durham College directly.