The BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) is a 2 year full time course that is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and represents the ultimate vocational course. The BTEC L3 combines theory units, practical activities and employer valued, professional National Governing Body (NGB) qualifications. This unique and dedicated course has been designed to enable candidates to build a career in the outdoor and leisure industry specialising in watersports.

COURSE UNITS COVERED

  • Principles of Anatomy & Physiology of Sport
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Fitness Training & Programming
  • Leadership in Sport
  • Principles & Practices in Outdoor Adventure
  • Equipment & Facilities for OA Activities
  • Sports Coaching
  • Current Issues in Sport
  • Organising Sports Events
  • Physical Education and the Care of Children & Young People
  • Work Experience in Sport
  • Skills for Land-based OA Activities
  • Skills for Water-based OA Activities
  • Leading Land-based OA Activities
  • Leading Water-based OA Activities
  • Outdoor & Adventurous Expeditions
  • Alternative Pursuits for Outdoor Adventure
  • Sports Facilities & Operational Management

QUALIFICATIONS YOU’LL GAIN

  • BTEC L3 Sport (Equivalent to 3 ‘A’ Levels)
  • British Canoeing – Level 1 Coach
  • British Canoeing – Level 2 Coach Training
  • RLSS Beach Lifeguard
  • RLSS Water Safety Management
  • WSA SUP Level 1 Coach
  • HSE Food Hygiene Award
  • REC L2 Outdoor First Aid
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • Mountain Training Climbing Wall Leader Award
  • British Canoeing 3* Sea and Canoe
  • British Canoeing 4* Sea and Canoe Training
  • Mountain Training – Hill & Moorland Leader
  • DofE Expedition Supervisor Award
  • ABTA Mountain Board Leader Level 1

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Aged 16+
  • At least five A*- C grade GCSEs or have completed a BTEC Level 2
  • Passion for watersports and outdoor adventure

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