Outdoor Adventure and Sports Coaching


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.



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. A keen interest in Outdoor Adventure.

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.