Outdoor Course - Level 3 - Year 1

Are you interested in a career in the outdoor, adventure or leisure industries?

This course is designed to introduce you to the necessary practical skills and knowledge that are required for a successful career in outdoor education.

How will I be assessed?

  • No exams
  • Theory-based but includes regular practical assessment opportunities involving teamwork, leadership, peer assessment, outdoor activities and many more
  • This is combined with a mixture of presentations, reports, group discussions, timed assessments and other written and in-class assessment

Experienced staff with knowledge of Outdoor Education will guide you through practical and theory based units to achieve your goals.

What do I need?

You will need to achieve at least 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including English.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen - Public Services HND or a range of HNC/D, Foundation Degrees and professional qualifications
  • University - related degree such as Outdoor & Adventure Education, Adventure & Outdoor Management, Outdoor Leadership & Management and Outdoor Studies

Additional information

  • FREE residential trips as part of the assessment process with activities typically including camping, walking expeditions, rock climbing, canoeing and kayaking
  • Use of College facilities such as fitness suite, sports hall, all-weather pitch, outdoor gym, on-site obstacle course
  • Regular practical assessment

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