Outdoor Adventure and Sports Coaching


Course Title: Advanced Apprenticeship in Outdoor Programmes
Course Code: OR075

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Outdoor Programmes is aimed at those individuals who are looking to enter the sector or those currently working in the outdoor industry in supervisory and managerial roles and would like to up-skill and progress to roles which require greater technical knowledge and competence.



NVQ Diploma in Outdoor Programmes (QCF)

Course Content

Prepare, lead, conclude and review a series of appropriate programmed outdoor activity sessions in a safe, engaging and inclusive manner for a range of participants. Understand and meet the needs of participant groups through programmed activity.

Pathways include:
Outdoor Recreation/Adventure Tourism
Outdoor Education
Outdoor Development Training.

Apprentices will be given the opportunity to gain literacy and numeracy qualifications alongside their industry related skills and qualifications. It is not a mandatory part of this framework to achieve ICT qualifications, although apprentices are encouraged to take every opportunity to broaden their skills base.

Entry Requirements

GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English, key or functional skills are desirable You will need a keen interest in a career in this subject, be willing to learn new skills and undertake practical tasks You will be required to find suitable relevant employment for the duration of your apprenticeship Recent experience within this industry is desirable.

Next Steps

On completing this course you could progress onto a Degree or Foundation Degree or take up a management role in the outdoor activity and leisure industries

Career Opportunities

Outdoor Centre Managers Development Training Facilitators Programme Managers Expedition Leaders