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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Physical Activity (Outdoors)

This is our flagship course and most popular. Covering 18 units, it really covers the depth and breadth of the skills, knowledge and understanding of the sport and outdoors industry. Advanced Level 3 Extended Diplomas are two year courses where you study one subject.  These courses are equivalent to 3 A Levels and carry UCAS points so are suitable for progression to university.

Entry requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade 4 ideally including English and Maths

Assessment: Combination of coursework and practical assessments

This is a very practical based course and prepares you to work in the Sports and Outdoor Adventure Industry. It covers the following units:

Year 1 – Skills Builder Year

This year is about developing your skills and knowledge and we call this your Skills Builder year. In this year you will cover topics like Exercise, health and lifestyle, Principles & Practices in Outdoor Adventure, Practical Team Sports, Skills for Water-based Activities, Skills for Land-based Activities and Work Experience in Sport.

Year 2 – Instructor Ready

This year is about getting you ready for work and qualified as an instructor. This year is very applied and focusses on lots of practical skills like Alternative Pursuits, Sports Injuries, Equipment and Facilities, Sports Coaching, Expeditions and Leading Land Based Activities and Leading Water Based Activities.   

Optional Instructor Training Programme

Are you keen to start a career in the Outdoor Adventure Industry? Have you always dreamed of being an instructor? If so, you will want to get signed up for our Optional Extras! This part of the course allows you to take part in optional training to up-skill yourself and enable you to work towards a range of National Governing Body and In-house qualifications in the activities we offer at Rockley, such as:

  • Waterbased - Sailing, Windsurfing, Paddleboarding, Canoeing, Kayaking, Powerboating, Bell Boating, Raft Building etc

  • Land based - High / Low Ropes, Climbing, Abseiling, Mountain Biking, Walking, Orienteering, Rifle Shooting, Tunnelling, Tomahawk Throwing, Archery, Team Building, Expeditions, Bushcraft etc

This part of the programme is free to all our learners and gives you the perfect opportunity to develop as an Instructor and prepare for a career in the Outdoors.

What Next?

After this programme you could continue with your studies in sport at university or an apprenticeship or seek employment as an Outdoor Activity Instructor.

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