SCQF Level 4
Sport & Fitness

Course Overview

The Introduction to Adventure Leadership course will allow you to gain both practical experience and theoretical knowledge of Outdoor and Adventurous activities. You will be introduced to the concepts and value of reflective learning in several outdoor sporting disciplines. This course is ideal for you if you have an interest in sport and the outdoors and would like to gain more experience in this area.

What You Will Learn
  • Climbing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Hill-Walking 
  • Mountain Biking
  • Strong emphasis upon developing transferable leadership skills
Entry Requirements
  • Although no formal qualifications are required an active interest in sport and the outdoors is desirable. 
English Proficiency Requirements
  • Minimum EILTs 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • The course will be assessed through the completion of logbooks, task sheets and practical skills observation. 
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
  • You will be required to attend an interview/information session that will include activities and opportunities to demonstrate your suitability for participation in this course.
Progression And Articulation Routes
  • Adventure Leadership Studies
  • SVQ Sports Activity Leaders
Download our progression route map here
Career Opportunities
  • This course is an introduction to sport and the outdoors and will help you progress onto more advanced courses that support achieving qualifications which lead to employment in this area.
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
  • 4
Course Cost And Funding Options
Start Date(s)

Full Time

This course will start week commencing...
  • 20/01/2020
End Date(s)

Full Time

This course will end on...
  • 12/06/2020
Course Delivery
x x x x
MIDLOTHIAN x x x x x
MILTON RD x x x x x
SIGHTHILL x x x x x
OUTREACH x x x x x
Apply Button

Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

Apply Button
Our Campuses
Student Stories

Edinburgh College is proud of what our students achieve at college and beyond. While they’re with us they develop all the skills, knowledge and experience they need to excel in whatever they go on to do, in employment or further studies. Read our inspirational student stories and learn about their journeys to success​...READ MORE​

Previously Viewed

apply text here
cannot apply text here
To apply please download an SCP application form and contact your guidance teacher who will support you through your application.
Choose your preferred campus and mode of delivery:

Choose Course Year:

Name Email Phone Message
Please leave this field blank
For further information please contact the College t: 0131 669 4400 | Terms of use and disclaimer
Text Size + - Background Colour Text Colour
Inverted Grey Simple Soft Red Blue Green Yellow Violet Default
Black Grey White Soft Red Blue Green Yellow Violet Default