Sport (Outdoor Adventure) Extended Diploma

Entry Requirements:

At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4.

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. The course is designed for learners who want to progress directly to employment or self-employment in the outdoor activities sector. The breadth of the optional content in the qualification allows learners to widen their progression opportunities including progression onto a number of different higher education courses or to work in the outdoor activities sector in associated roles, such as business support, sports development, tourism and events.

Course content Units will be selected from core units and specialist units and some of these are included below:

  • Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry
  • Health, Wellbeing and Sport
  • Personal Skills Development in Outdoor Activities
  • Applied Leadership and Instructing in Outdoor Activity
  • Research Project in Sport
  • Health and Safety Factors in Outdoor Learning
  • Outdoor Activity Provision

How will I be assessed?
Assessment is completed over two years through external exams and internal 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?
Extended Diplomas are valued by employers and Higher Education providers. You could work in the outdoor environment or continue studying at university.

Additional Information

Equivalent to 3 A Levels


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