Full time BTEC National Award in Outdoor Adventure Studies OR082

In Dorchester

£ 499 + VAT
  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Dorchester

  • Duration

    34 Weeks

Description

This specialist qualification focuses on particular aspects of employment within the Sports and Outdoor Adventure Industry. This course is suited to learners who prefer a shorter programme of study which is directly related to this area of employment or who have not yet decided if they wish to pursue the BTEC National Diploma two year course. This qualification is particularly suited to people.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Dorchester (Dorset)
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DT2 8PY

Starts

On request

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Course programme


BTEC National Award in Outdoor Adventure Studies OR082
QualificationLevel 3 BTEC National Award in Sport
Qualification Level
Level : 3
What do these levels mean?

Duration :4 days/week for 34 weeks (full time)

Times :DETAILS NOT SUPPLIED

Dates :7.09.09 ' 26.03.10

Run by : Outdoor Education and Sports Leadership Department.
Tutor : Tim Griffith

Awarding Body
Edexcel BTEC

Is it right for me?
This specialist qualification focuses on particular aspects of employment within the Sports and Outdoor Adventure Industry. This course is suited to learners who prefer a shorter programme of study which is directly related to this area of employment or who have not yet decided if they wish to pursue the BTEC National Diploma two year course. This qualification is particularly suited to people considering Higher Education.

What qualifications will I need?
Minimum four GCSEs at grades A* to C, including English, First Diploma at Merit Level or successful completion of NCFE Certificate in Outdoor Adventure Leadership.

What will I be learning about?
The course consists of 6 units from the BTEC National Award framework:
  • The body in action
  • Health and safety in sport
  • Training and fitness for sport
  • Leadership in sport
  • Outdoor Adventurous Activities
  • Principles and practices in Outdoor Adventure

Activities:
  • canoeing,
  • kayaking,
  • climbing,
  • sailing,
  • caving,
  • expeditions,
  • ropes course

What is involved?
Winter and Spring terms spent studying at Kingston Maurward College alongside the BTEC National Diploma course with completion set for Easter.

Where will it take me?
Employment within the Sports / Outdoor Adventure Industry, continuation onto the BTEC National Diploma two year course, entry to the Professional Outdoor Instructor course, or Higher Education.

What else does the course include?
BCU awards.
First Aid.
Community Sports Leader Award.
Coastal and Countryside Leadership Award.

What materials are required?
Warm outdoor clothing, approach shoes, Kingston Maurward College Outdoor Adventure & Sports Coaching polo shirt. Stationery.

What is next?
Continuation onto the BTEC National Diploma two year course, Apprenticeships or entry to the Professional Outdoor Instructor course.

How will I be assessed?
All units assessed by coursework

How much will it cost?
£499

Full Time Further Education
Your learning is FREE if you are a UK or EU student, aged under 19 years on 31st August in the academic year you start your course.

Money Matters
Notes
Key Skills are compulsory for under 19 years.

£ 499 + VAT