Extended Diploma in Public Services (QCF)
During the first year of this course you will complete the Level 3 - 90 Credit Diploma in Uniformed Public Services.
Year 2 units include:
War and conflict
International perspectives for the uniformed public services
Outdoor and adventurous expeditions
Crime and its effects on society
Planning for and management of major incidents
Uniformed public services employment
Communications and technology in uniformed public services.
In addition you could achieve the following qualifications:
Personal development for the outdoor industry
The course also includes nationally recognised additional qualifications in sports leadership and there will be an opportunity to gain National Governing Body (NGB) Awards in canoeing (optional - costs apply).
4 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English and maths OR a Level 2 Diploma at Merit level including Level 2 functional skills in English and maths
You will be required to complete a work placement
You will need a keen interest in outdoor adventure/sport/uniformed public services.
Level 3 - Professional Outdoor Instructor
Foundation Degree / Higher Education
Public or armed services, outdoor activity centres, coastguard, holiday centres, sports/leisure centres, schools, colleges and universities, youth leadership