Sport and Outdoor Education

  • Students

    This course gives you the opportunity to learn about the Outdoor Adventure industry and develop vital skills which will help you towards developing a career pathway in this sector. 

    "Guidance on progression to higher education, employment or further training is good.” (Ofsted, 2013)

    The Outdoor activity Industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of employment in the UK, with more and more people wanting to experience Outdoor activities for personal, social and group development.

    You will study modules including:


    • Participating in Sport
    • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
    • Leading an Outdoor Activity Session
    • Expedition Experience
    • Planning and Running a Sports Event

    Based at the Royal Forest of Dean campus the course will offer a real life introduction to many great local locations for Outdoor Adventure Sports including the Forest of Dean, the Brecon Beacons and the River Wye.

    A series of trips has been arranged throughout the course and these are designed to enhance your learning. It is important to attend all trips as they make up part of your final mark.

    You will be informed of fees at the beginning of the course.

At Gloucestershire College we want students to develop their English and maths skills so that they achieve their learning goals and future career aims. For this reason all full-time students who have not achieved grade A* to C English language or maths GCSE will study these subjects as part of their course.

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Course Variant

Sport and Outdoor Education

Level 2


Forest of Dean

Start Date

September 2018 (TBC)

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If you would like to apply for this course, please add it to your shortlist. You may then add further courses to your shortlist or continue to complete your application.

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What You Will Pay

Please contact Student Services on 0345 155 2020 for pricing information.

Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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