This is a practical based full-time course designed to equip you for further study or
It will help you
develop a deeper understanding and an increased skillset in the theory and
practical elements required to work in the outdoor pursuits industry. Ideal for
those looking for a career in an exciting, varied and developing industry.
There is a short
stay residential activity element and a 5 – 6-week work placement.
You will be required
to contribute towards some course costs at the start of the course for NGB registrations and memberships. These costs will be outlined at the course interview stage.
- CWI Assessment
- Climbing Foundation Coach Training
- Go Mountain Bike Level 3 Training/Assessment
- Paddle Sport Instructor Training/Assessment
- Paddle Sport Core Coach Training/Assessment
- FUNDAS 3
- Snow Sport Proficiency
- Canoe/Kayak Coach Training
- Theory Units
You must be aged 18
years or over by October 2020.
You must have an
active interest and previous experience/regular participation in outdoor
essential at the point of application, evidence of a suitable level of
clearance through the PVG scheme will be an expectation of all applicants.
For DIRECT ENTRY
to this course candidates MUST have
completed the training/assessments covered in our Adventure Leadership Studies course:
FUNdas 1 & 2
Go Mountain Bike 2
HSE First Aid at Work
Snow Sport Proficiency
SQA Core Skills at SCQF level 5
English Proficiency Requirements
How the course is assessed
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
The interview session will consist of a presentation
followed by a one to one interview with a member of the Adventure Studies team.
This may be achieved face to face or remotely through a medium such as Skype.
Progression And Articulation Routes
You may go directly into the
world of work or progress onto further study at appropriately levelled courses
BA Hons Adventure Tourism
Management (incorporating HND)
BA Hons Adventure Performance
and Coaching (incorporating HND)
Specialist Instructor TrainingDownload our progression route map here
- Outdoor Centre
Course Cost And Funding Options