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Sport (Outdoor Adventure) Extended Diploma

Entry Requirements:
At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English or Maths and a keen interest in outdoor adventurous activities.

Why Should You Take This Course?
This course will give you a thorough insight into the Outdoor Adventure industry focusing on both theory and practical aspects.

Course content
19 units covering the following topic areas:
Skills for Land-Based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
Skills for Water-Based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions
Alternative Pursuits for Outdoor Adventure
Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
Assessing Risk in Sport
Fitness Training and Programming
Leadership in Sport
Principles and Practice in Outdoor Adventure
Equipment and Facilities for Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
Sports Coaching
Work Experience
Sports Injuries and Exercise
Health and Lifestyle
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is completed over two years through assignment work. There will be written assignments and other assessments will take the form of tutor observations, placement reports, photographic or video evidence, diary entries and group work. Grading is awarded as Pass, Merit or Distinction.
Are there any special expenses?
There will be some additional costs for sport and outdoor adventure activities and residential trips. There is a uniform which must be worn for all lessons.
What could I do next?
BTEC Extended Diplomas are valued by employers and Higher Education. You could work in the Outdoor Adventure environment.


How to apply for this course

2018-2019 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2018-2019 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post