Course overview

Sport (Outdoor Adventure) City of Bristol College

Learners aged 16 or over interested in studying towards a career in Outdoor Adventure. The courses are for those who have a strong interest in outdoor pursuits and wish to develop their personal qualities, skills and knowledge.

Dates and applications

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Sport (Outdoor Adventure) SBSA and Construction Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LMF1436D01-1
Dates
09/09/2024 - 30/06/2025
Duration
1 years
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
10.00
Start Time
09:15
Location
SBSA and Construction Centre
Fee
This course costs £540. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LMF1436D01-1 09/09/2024 - 30/06/2025 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 10.00 09:15 SBSA and Construction Centre
This course costs £540. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

The course will benefit individuals that may want to pursue employment in the outdoor industry. It could also be beneficial for people wishing to join the military due to the transferable skills you will learn whilst on the course.

What you'll learn

Learners are undertaking the vocational equivalent of GCSEs.

To obtain their certificate, they must complete units, such as: Fitness, Outdoor Activities, Health and Safety and Teamwork & Leadership which are assessed through practicals, presentations, teaching, written assignments and external assessment.

Course entry requirements

Four GCSEs at Grade 3 (E), including Maths or English or Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 2.

Alternatively, you may have successfully completed another vocational qualification at Level 2.

Evidence of excellent attendance, punctuality, reasonable fitness and a track record of effort, commitment to study and a supporting reference is desirable.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will learn from our experienced and supportive teachers through a mix of classroom work, practical activities and visits. You will also undertake volunteering or work experience.

You will be assessed in a variety of ways to give you the best opportunity to demonstrate your skills throughout the year. For example, this will include fitness tests, observation of practical activities and coursework assignments.

Maths and English abilities will be assessed through tests and exams.

Future career and study opportunities

Your next steps will depend on the level of learning and personal development that you reach and the qualifications that you have gained. You could progress on to a Level 3 course, or you might prefer to go directly into employment.

We will support and guide you to achieve your potential and your goals.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, you may likely need to pay for travel and stationery. For the Level 2 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) you will be required to purchase City of Bristol College branded activity wear. You will also contribute towards a gym membership and you will be provided with outdoor clothing for your practical aspects of the course. This is also included in your course fee.

Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for. This may include things like study visits and visiting speakers. We will let you know in advance if there will be additional costs. If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

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