Course type:
Diplomas

Level 3 Foundation/Subsidiary Diploma Outdoor Adventure

Overview

If you want a career in the outdoor and adventure industry then this Diploma will give you an introduction to the principles and practices of Outdoor Adventure, complemented by industry-recognised qualifications and practical experience of the industry.

The course provides a variety of practical activities including a water sports day where you’ll work towards National Governing Body awards in either sailing or canoeing. You’ll also take part in land-based activities such as climbing or hillwalking, again working towards vocational qualifications.

You will have access to the excellent outdoor adventure centres based within the local area, enabling you to immediately put into practice what you have learnt in the classroom. A work placement will allow you to gain first-hand experience of the industry as well as invaluable networking opportunities and contacts.

 

How to apply for this course

Course Duration

1 Year
Duration:
1 Year course
Course type:
Full Time

Entry Requirements

A minimum of two GCSEs at grade C (or 4 where numerical grades are being used) or above which must include English Language and either Mathematics or Science.

There is an additional charge of £200 to pay for National Governing Body registrations, log books and certificates. Any unused monies will be refunded after completion of the course.

Due to the practical and physical nature of this course you are strongly encouraged to consider whether it is right for you.

Why study Uniformed Public Services and Outdoor Adventure at Hartpury College?

outdoor adventure

If you have a passion for the outdoors, there’s no place like Hartpury to open the door to your dream career, with 100% of our Outdoor Adventure students going on to further study or employment in recent years.

uniformed public services

If it's entry to the uniformed services you're after then Hartpury will help you to stand out by building confidence and preparing you mentally and physically for the highly competitive entrance tests that most uniformed public services jobs require.

Key information

  • Finance

    There is no charge for tuition if you are coming to Hartpury College to study a full-time course and you are under 19 years of age on 31st August of the academic year your course starts. For the lowdown on everything finance related you can click below. 

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  • Accommodation

    Living in on-site accommodation is a brilliant way of meeting new friends and gaining confidence and independence. With support from 24 hour wardens seven days a week, you can be sure that your time at Hartpury will be a safe and enjoyable experience.

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  • Transport

    If you are not able to live on campus or would prefer to go home every evening, there are different transport options available, from minibuses to coaches to public bus companies. Student transport is based on three zones and charging bands. 

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