National Foundation Diploma in Sport and Outdoor Activities is aimed at post-16 learners looking to progress to employment as an Assistant Outdoor Activities Instructor.
|Qualification name||BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Sport and Outdoor Activities|
|Awarding organisation||Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||1st September 2024|
5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 or A*-C which must include English, Maths and Science. A satisfactory references from most recent school, college or employee
The mandatory units ensures that all learners are following a coherent programme of study and acquiring the knowledge, understanding and skills that will be recognised and valued. These include: Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry ; Health, Wellbeing and Sport ; Personal Skills Development in Outdoor Activities ; Health and Safety Factors in Outdoor Learning ; Outdoor Activity Provision. One optional unit will also be studied from the following: Sport Development ; Nutrition for Physical Performance ; Impacts and Sustainability of Outdoor Activities ; Expedition Experience.
Units are assessed using a wide variety of methods including through forms of written, practical assessment and presentation assessment.
This qualification is aimed at learners looking to progress to employment as an Assistant Outdoor Activities Instructor. The Institute of Outdoor Learning (IOL) has confirmed endorsement that this qualification can lead to employment in this job role.