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BTEC L3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Outdoor Adventure)

The BTEC (Business and Technology Education Council) Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Outdoor Adventure) is a 2 year full time Further Education qualification that represents the ultimate vocational course. The qualification is organised and awarded by Pearson within the BTEC brand and it is equivalent to A-Levels. 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.

We are not only giving you the best of all worlds, we are giving you the world:

  • Experience of work abroad
  • Professional Industry Qualifications that will allow you to work in 57 countries throughout the world

This qualification is also taken in order to gain entry to Higher education and the work placement element of the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is particularly valued by universities considering admissions for these subjects.

After completing the 2-year BTEC L3 your options will be:

  • Direct to University
  • Foundation Degree
  • Employment in the Outdoor Adventure Industry

Qualifications Available

During the course you will have the opportunity to complete:

  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Equivalent to 3 'A' Levels)
  • RYA Dinghy Instructor
  • RYA Sailing Level 1, 2, 3
  • RYA Seamanship Skills
  • RYA Day Sailing
  • RYA Sailing with Spinnakers
  • Performance Sailing
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • RYA First Aid Certificate
  • RYA Start Windsurfing
  • RYA Windsurfing Instructor
  • BSUPA
     

Entry Requirements

  • Ages 16+
  • At least five GCSEs, grade 4-9 including English and Maths
  • No previous watersports experience required
  • Passion for watersports and outdoor adventure
     

Course Units Covered

During the course you will study the following mandatory units;

  • 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 


And a selection of optional units from the list below;

  • 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 
     

Admissions

For admissions, please contact the office on 01202 660794 or btec@rockley.org

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