Outdoor Adventure and Sports Coaching

Introduction

Course Title: Level 2 Diploma in Outdoor Adventure
Course Code: OR236



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

Diploma in Sport (QCF)

Course Content

Units include:
Practical land and water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
Land and water-based outdoor and adventurous activity leadership
Fitness for sport and exercise
Practical sports performance
Carrying out a sports-related project
The mind and sports performance
The sports performer in action
Training for personal fitness
Anatomy and physiology for sports performance
Expedition experience
Work experience.

Outdoor activities on this course include:
Kayaking, canoeing, rockclimbing, 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.

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. You will be required to complete work experience in the outdoor activity industry.

Next Steps

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Outdoor Adventure Level 3 Professional Outdoor Instructor Study Programme Professional Outdoor Instructor Intermediate/Advanced Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership/Outdoor Programmes

Career Opportunities

Outdoor leisure centre Assistant instructor Sport shop assistant Trainee instructor.