Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
08/09/2020 1 Year TBC Full-Time Kirkley Hall Campus Skills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

The advanced year represents a programme that is suitable for candidates who have either completed our intermediate year or who have extensive experience of the listed activities (including group work).

The programme focusses on your development through the National Governing Body Award schemes listed below. Working alongside our instructor team you will assist in the facilitation of activities for the foundation and intermediate year groups. You will also organise and attend activity residential weeks in areas such as the Lake District, North Wales and the West Highlands of Scotland.

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, or a relevant level 2 qualification. In addition to these, you must have accredited personal experience (including group work) which is relevant to the course. It may be possible to access this course on completi

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

The course is primarily practical skills based and so is mainly assessed in that way, including assessor observations in the workplace. Proof of underpinning knowledge is tested by oral or written assessment.

The candidate is required to produce a portfo

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

The NVQ 3 involves a work placement within the outdoor industry and if completed as part of an apprenticeship, will require the candidate to work a 5 day week. Time is allocated within those 5 days for the candidate to complete all course related work. So

The advanced year represents a programme that is suitable for candidates who have either completed our intermediate year or who have extensive experience of the listed activities (including group work).

Core units include: Contribute to improving personal and organisational performance, Organise people and resources for outdoor programmes, Ensure the health, safety, welfare and security of customers and staff, Promote the conservation of the environment,

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