Level 2 Diploma in Outdoor Adventure


Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Outdoor Adventure and Sports Coaching OR236A01/20/1 Further Education

Course Information

Do you enjoy learning through challenge and outdoor adventure? Then this is the course for you. Take on the challenge to further develop your skills and knowledge by going on outdoor adventures on-site and in the local area, learn a wide range of outdoor activities and apply your training from the practical sessions to the classroom.


Overview

Qualification
  • Level 2 Diploma in Outdoor Adventure
Course Content
  • Units include:
    Practical land and water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
    Land and water-based outdoor and adventurous activity leadership
    Practical sports performance
    Carrying out a sports-related project
    The mind and sports performance
    The sports performer in action
    Training for personal fitness
    Healthy exercise and nurtition for sports performance
    Expedition experience
    Work experience

    utdoor activities on this course include:Kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, bouldering, abseiling, walking, campcraft and a camping expedition.You will also have the opportunity to gain the British Canoe Union 2 Star Award on the days you are not at college.All students will have the opportunity to join the Combined Cadet Force (CCF), Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme (DofE) and can participate in Football and Rugby at various levels with the chance of joining the British Colleges Leagues college team.
Entry Requirements
  • 4 GCSEs at minimum grades 3/D, including English and maths. You will need a keen interest and lots of enthusiasm for outdoor activities and activity leadership.
Next Steps
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Outdoor Adventure, Intermediate/Advanced Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership/Outdoor Programmes
Career Opportunities
  • Outdoor leisure centre, Assistant instructor, Sport shop assistant, Trainee instructor.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
07-Sep-2020 (Already Started) 25-Jun-2021 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m.
Attendance
Mode of attendance
Full Time
Timetable
Day of the week Number of sessions
105
Course Fees

There are no course fees for eligible students aged 16-18. Students aged 19-25 may also be eligible for government funding or a student loan depending on their circumstances.
There will be additional costs for specialist outdoor clothing for land and water-based activities and the course text book.

Materials Required

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, A4 level arch files, ruler and eraser. Suitable outdoor clothing and footwear - the clothing must be suitable for the activity environment, climate and time of year. Polo shirts and sweatshirt are available for purchase at college.


What's next?

Applications for this course are now closed. If you'd like to know when there will be another or need more information we are happy to answer any questions.