Year 1: During the first year of this course you will complete the Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Outdoor Adventure.
Year 2: Equipment and facilities for outdoor and adventurous activities, sports coaching, leading land-based outdoor and adventurous activities, leading water-based outdoor and adventurous activities, outdoor and adventurous expeditions, impact & sustainability in outdoor adventure, physical exercise & care of young people.
You will also have the opportunity to gain other awards throughout the course:
(Optional - additional costs apply)
BCU/UKCC 1 or 2 Star Award
BCU/UKCC Foundation Safety & Rescue (FSRT)
BCU/UKCC Level 1 Paddlesport Coach Training & Assessment
Climbing Wall Award
RYA Sailing course Level 1
First Aid qualification
Mountain Biking Instructor Training & Assessment (MIAS)
NNAS Bronze & Silver
RYA Windsurf Certificate
Mountain Training Association Lowland Leader Award Training or Assessment
Practical content includes:
Climbing, mountain biking, caving, navigation, paddlesport (kayaking & canoeing), ropes course, archery, orienteering (including competitions), personal training (gym) and team sports. You will take part in several expeditions culminating in a week long expedition in the UK or abroad.
You will also have the opportunity to gain other coaching and leadership qualifications, National Governing Body (NGB) Awards and Functional Skills.
Level 3 Professional Outdoor Instructor, Apprenticeships, Higher Education
Public services, youth work, leisure centres and holiday parks
Dates & Fees
|Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Mode of Attendance||Days of the Week||No of sessions|
|09-Sep-19||25-Jun-21||9.15 a.m.||4.45 p.m.||Full time||3 days plus work experience||210|
|Total Fee Full Cost||Total Fee 19-23||Total Fee 24+|
Kit costs. There may be some additional costs towards expeditions.
A kit list will be provided before the start of the course. Approach shoes, sports kit and suitable outdoor clothing - the clothing must be suitable for the environment and time of year, advice on all of these will be given on induction. Basic stationery - pens, pencils, ruler, eraser and notebook. KMC polo shirt - Kingston Maurward College Outdoor Adventure & Sports Coaching polo shirt. Waterproofs, wellington boots, swimwear & towel and kit bag/rucksack.
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