This is a
practical based full time (18wk) course designed to equip you for further study
It will help you
to develop knowledge and skills in outdoor pursuits and provide a general
understanding of the work environment in the outdoor pursuits industry. Ideal
for those looking for a career in an exciting, varied and developing industry.
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 Training
- FUNdas 1 & 2
- MBLA Cycle Ride Leader
- Paddlesport Explore
- Paddlesport FSRT
- HSE First Aid at Work
- Snow Sport Proficiency
- SQA Core Skills
Although no formal qualifications are required. Evidence of
participation and experience in at least two of the following Hillwalking,
Mountain Biking, Paddle sports and Climbing is required. Experience of assisting/volunteering would be
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.
English Proficiency Requirements
How the course is assessed
You will be assessed on an ongoing basis through class-based
assessments, practical observations, logbook submissions and competency testing
to meet Governing Body award criteria.
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
interview session will consist of a presentation followed by a one to one
interview with a member of the Adventure Studies team.
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 with our January start progressed version of this course.
Download our progression route map here
- Outdoor Centre
Course Cost And Funding Options