Outdoor Adventure & pursuits - Level 2





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About the course

This course is based at our Ashley Down Centre and is suitable for students who wish to pursue a career within the outdoor industry.

The Level 2 in Outdoor sport  is an ideal qualification for those who are considering extending their knowledge, understanding and practice in leading outdoor and adventurous activities. The qualification is suitable for anyone working in, or considering working in, the Sports Development or Outdoor Industries and for preparation for joining the Armed Forces or Royal Navy. This course would also be suitable for students who want to progress onto the Level 3  Outdoor Adventure and pursuits course.

Entry Requirements

The essential requirements depend upon your age, your education and qualifications, references and your background and interests. These are laid out below

  • Four GCSEs at grade D or above to include English and  Maths.
  • Basic standard of fitness and evidence of willingness to improve

You will need to show some interest or evidence to support your application

  • Duke of Edinburgh, Ten Tors, Youth Club, CCF, ACT, Activity Club membership or participation
  • Interest in developing personal skills and attributes through undertaking National Governing Body Awards
What will I do on this course?

You will cover a variety of topics, including: 

  • Participating in sport
  • Outdoor and adventurous activities
  • Leading an outdoor activity session
  • Expedition experience
  • Planning and running a sports event
  • Work experience placement
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise
Who is it for?
  • For those who enjoy working outdoors in all sorts of weather and conditions, in a variety of environments.
  • School leavers post 16 looking for a practical and challenging post school course
How Is this course assessed?

The assessment process is continual over the one year.

What could I do next?

The course gives you a variety of progression routes for learners of all ages and qualifications

  • Access to Outdoor Industry.
  • Progress to Level 3 Outdoor Adventure.
  • Progress to Public Services.

You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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