Course details

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Qualification name BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport and Outdoor Activities
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 4th September 2023
Cost £7,402.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

have a love of the outdoors, want to improve thier confidence, team work, leadership and communication skills, want to widen thier future opportunities and expand thier horizons and have the best two years of their life!

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will need to be comfortable with heights and being in cold water. You must have a willingness to 'have a go' and to push your limits and challenge yourself.

View the key features of this course.

This fantastic new syllabus has been specifically written to get you into the outdoor industry - backed by both CIMSPA and The Institute of Outdoor Learning. The course is the equivalent of three A Levels, and is fully recognised by universities if you would like to continue your studies to a higher level after the course. It blends classroom-based theory with exciting practical activities and really emphasises the link between the two. You'll get to experience outdoor rock

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Q: Do I need to be good at the activities? A: No, but you need to be prepared to take part and push yourself to learn new skills. Q: Do I need to provide all the equipment? A: No, we have all the technical/safety equipment, but you will need to wear the correct clothing for the activity and environment/weather i.e. warm clothes, good waterproofs, walking boots, wetsuit, rucksack etc. Remember we operate outside all year round, and never cancel a practical day! Q: I've hea

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You will get to enjoy the fantastic outdoors of North Devon and Dartmoor. Our strength is the amazing natural resources we have at our disposal. We climb on the North Devon/Cornish sea cliffs and the granite tors of Dartmoor; paddle on the Rivers Taw, Torridge, Exe, Barle, Dart; navigate on Exmoor and Dartmoor; mountain bike in Haldon and Cardingham Forests. And we have our own brilliant indoor climbing wall as well as a full fleet of kayaks, canoes, mountain bikes and all the re

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

There are no exams but there will be coursework to complete.

Previous students have gone on to do a wide variety of courses at degree level and above including outdoor adventure management, sport, coaching, geography, environmental science and criminology. Many former students are now also running very successful outdoor businesses both locally and further afield.

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Name North Devon Campus
Address Old Sticklpath Hill
Barnstaple
Devon
EX31 2BQ
Find on Google maps
Email postbox@petroc.ac.uk
Phone 01271 852419
Website http://www.petroc.ac.uk

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