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If you have a passion for the outdoors or if it's entry to the uniformed public services you're after, there’s no place like Hartpury to open the door to your dream career!
With our 360-hectare estate as your classroom there is no better place to develop your career in the outdoor adventure industry or as you progress towards the entrance tests for the public services.
While 100% of our Outdoor Adventure students have gone on to further study or employment in recent years, our Uniformed Public Services students have gone on to a range of careers in the Fire and Rescue Service, as nurses and paramedics, in the Armed Services, with the Police and in the Prison Service.
Below, you can find out a little more about exactly which course might be right for you.
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.
With our 360-hectare estate as your classroom and the Forest of Dean, Malvern Hills, Black Mountains and the River Wye all on your doorstep, there is no better place to develop your career in the outdoor adventure industry.
You’ll have access to the excellent outdoor adventure centres based within the local area with activities including sailing, paddle sports, windsurfing, mountain biking, navigation and climbing to name a few.
These courses will give you a detailed knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of Outdoor Adventure, complemented by industry-recognised qualifications.
Our strong links with the outdoor adventure industry also mean you will have the opportunity to gain work experience in the second year of the Level 3 programme.
Experiencing extra-curricular trips and work placements in some of the most beautiful and exciting locations in the UK and beyond, our Outdoor Adventure are the envy of the College!
There is intense competition for entry to uniformed services and Hartpury will help you to stand out by building confidence and preparing you mentally and physically for the entrance tests that most uniformed public services jobs require.
Teamwork, discipline and career planning are all key skills that will be enhanced on this course, while guest speakers, outdoor activities, study tours and residential trips will bring your learning to life.
Our lecturers and instructors have a wide range of experience in the industry and their knowledge, experience and passion for the subject will help you develop your skills and explore your options after college.
Our Uniformed Public Services students have gone on to a range of careers in the Fire and Rescue Service, as nurses and paramedics, in the Armed Services, with the Police and in the Prison Service.
On all of our Outdoor Adventure courses, you will study and develop practical skills in a variety of outdoor sports and learn about assessing risk, environmental education and leadership. You’ll have the chance to lead outdoor and adventure activities and gain expedition experience, as well as gaining professional qualifications in addition to your Diploma.
Our Uniformed Public Services courses will give you an understanding of the features and careers of each uniformed public service and the expectations they have of serving members of the public.View all Uniformed Public Services and Outdoor Adventure College courses
Hartpury College’s annual further education prize day celebrates the achievements of our college diploma and A Level students. They are joined on this special day by parents, Hartpury staff, governors and VIP guests.