Outdoor Education – BTEC Extended Diploma – Level 3
Hugh Baird College is the only college or training provider in Liverpool or Sefton to offer this course. The course is designed to help students build the knowledge and skills needed when working in the outdoor industry. You will learn and develop skills related to outdoor education activities and expeditions, alternative pursuits for outdoor education, land-based and water-based skills, and environmental studies for the outdoor education industry.
The programme will also include Maths and English to help you achieve you future career aspirations. There are eighteen units to be completed over two years. Some of these will be practical-based and include outdoor trips and expeditions.
Balliol Road, Bootle, L20 7EW
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. What topics/modules are covered?
Principles and Practices in outdoor adventure
Equipment and Facilities for outdoor and adventurous activities
Impact and Sustainability in outdoor adventure
Environmental Education for outdoor adventure
Skills for water and land based outdoor activities.
Leading water and land based outdoor activities.
Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in sport.
Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions
There will also be the opportunity to gain training and assessment for the following awards (depending on experience):
BCU 2 and 3 star awards (Sea, WW kayak and Canoe)
BCU FSRT (safety and rescue course)
BCU/UKCC Level 1 Paddle sports coach
MTE - Climbing Wall Award
Basic Expedition Leader
Outdoor First Aid. What are the entry requirements?
In order to qualify for this course, you will need:
4 GCSEs at grade A*-C including Maths, English plus Science or Physical Education
A relevant Level 2 qualification at Merit or above and be working towards GCSE Maths and English at grade A*- C
You will also need a strong proven interest/involvement in practical sporting activities.
Entry to all courses are subject to a successful interview, a satisfactory reference from your school or employer and evidence that you will be a committed student .. Career Path
Outdoor Education Facilitator. What can I do if I complete this course?
Employment. What qualification will I gain?
BTEC Extended Diploma in Outdoor Adventure Level 3.. How many days of the week will I be studying?
3 days.. Start date
2 years.. Where will I be based?
The Sixth Form Centre, Hugh Baird College.. Who is the awarding body?
Edexcel BTEC.. OfferingID
Aged 16-18 Aged 19-23 and 1st full level 3 Aged 19+ Loan
Free Free £3,728
If you are aged 19+ you may be eligible for financial support to cover the cost of the course and/or travel, childcare and equipment expenses. Click here to find out more.. Disclaimer
We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.