Level 2 Extended Certificate

Sport (Adventure)

If you love outdoor adventure and would like to work in the industry, this course is a great introduction for your career. Modules are structured to help build your confidence ready to become a successful leader in outdoor and adventurous activities.

A good proportion of teaching will be delivered through practical sessions including Rock Climbing,  Canoeing, Kayaking, Mountain Walking, Bushcraft and Camping.

What will I study?

  • Fitness for Sport and Exercise
  • Practical Sports Performance
  • The Mind and Sports Performance
  • Training for Personal Fitness
  • Leading Sports Activities
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Land and Water Based Activities
  • Work Experience in Sport
  • You will have the opportunity to work towards additional qualifications
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 1 year, full-time

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Typically 4 GCSEs at grade 3, including a 2/3 combination in Maths and English. 

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

Career options

  • Working in leisure centres and sports shops
  • Assistant instructor

With additional study you could also go into

  • Sports nutrition
  • Sports physiology
  • Sports psychology
  • Sports analysis
  • Sports therapy
  • Sports coaching