Outdoor Adventure and Sports Coaching


Course Title: Level 1 Personal Development & Outdoor Adventure
Course Code: OR240

Not sure what direction to take? Do you feel you could do with developing the skills and qualities needed to progress on to employment or other further education courses? Then this could be the course for you!

This one year course combines the best of outdoor education, sports, health and fitness and classroom based study and work experience to help you develop self-esteem, teamwork, leadership and personal development, to give you the confidence to achieve your goals and plan your future.

As well as gaining a qualification, you will also have the opportunity to take part in Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, National Citizenship Service and gain certificates of achievement in kayaking, climbing, mountain biking and teamwork.



BTEC Introductory Diploma in Sport

Course Content

Course includes:
Investigating rights and responsibilities at work
Managing your health at work
Taking part in sport
Assisting at a sport or active leisure event
Take part in exercise and fitness activities
How the body works
Planning own fitness programme
Working in a team
Preparing for work placement.

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs including GCSE English and maths grade 1 - 2 or equivalent. You will need a willingness to learn new skills, to undertake practical tasks and to explore career and educational paths. A genuine interest in Sport and Outdoor Adventure is essential.

Next Steps

Level 2 Military Preparation
Level 2 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services
Level 2 Diploma in Outdoor Adventure
Level 2 Diploma in Sport & Fitness
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations

Career Opportunities

Further training to become:
Police officer
Personal trainer
Outdoor adventure instructor
Instructor at an outdoor leisure centre
Sports coach
Army soldier.