Outdoor Leadership, Level 2
- September 2019, Full Time
As this is outdoor adventure course you will be expected to have your own equipment and kit such as a wetsuit and suitable outdoor clothing. This can be purchased via the College at discounted prices and will cost in the region of £150.
If you already have some of your own kit, and as long as the course leader is happy with its suitability, you will be able to use your own.
In addition there may be other costs for some qualifications and trips. If you are over 19 years additional costs will also apply.
Why our College?
At our College you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.
Gain Real Experiences of Work
All our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.
A Unique Student Experience
This is what really sets us apart. At our College you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.
4 GCSE's at grade D/3 including Maths or English OR BTEC Level 1 Certificate or other suitable Foundation level course passed and Functional Skills level 1 in Maths or English.
You should be prepared to participate in the physical and practical elements of the course which may include warm up activities, team sports, adventurous activities such as canoeing and fitness assessments.
In addition to your main programme, you will study English and Maths. Depending on your grades on entry, you will study either Functional Skills or GCSEs English and Maths. Please check our English and Maths page for further information
You will be assessed through a variety of methods including some externally assessed core units and internally assessed mandatory and optional units. Assessment methods could include assignments, research projects and presentations.
After successfully completing the course at Merit level or above, you could progress onto the Level 3 Outdoor Leadership course.
The outdoor industries sector is due to increasing interest in outdoor sports, activity holidays and experiences. In addition to this Outdoor Adventure now features on the school curriculum as part of PE at Key Stages 2, 3, and 4. This means that there are more jobs for outdoor experts who are able to teach others. Your chances of finding work are better if you have skills and qualifications in more than one activity.
For further information check the National Careers Service website for; Outdoor Activities Instructor
If you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition fees are free. If you are aged 19 years and over please contact the Advice Shop. Please check our Finance pages for information on loans, bursaries, fee information and student travel offers that are available.