BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) at TrekCo

Come and study for your BTEC Level3 at TrekCo in Sussex, at our multi-activity centre. The BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) is a 2 year, full-time course that is equivalent to 3 A Levels. BTEC enables you to gain National Governing Body qualifications as soon as you are ready, as well as the standard theory and practical modules. The practical nature of the TrekCo BTEC Level 3 course means that you will be well prepared for a real career in the outdoor industry.

Once BTEC Level 3 is completed, you can:

  1. Apply directly to University;
  2. Enter a Foundation Degree course;
  3. Get a job with an outdoor company

Potential Qualifications

  • BTEC L3 Sport (Equivalent to 3 ‘A’ Levels)
  • Climbing Wall Award (CWA) and CWAA.
  • Single Pitch Award (SPA)
  • Mountain Leader Award
  • MIAS Mountain Bike leader Awards
  • GNAS Archery
  • BCU Paddlesports Level 1 and 2
  • First Aid Certificate

These awards are all available when you have the requisite experience and subject to age requirements – we will enable you to take as many awards as you are eligible for in your chosen areas.

Entry Requirements

  • Age 16+
  • Five GCSEs at 4-9/C or above, or BTEC Level 2
  • No previous outdoor experience required
  • Enthusiasm for the outdoors and an outgoing personality

Course Units Covered

  • Skills for Land-based OA Activities
  • Skills for Water-based OA Activities
  • Leading Land-based OA Activities
  • Leading Water-based OA Activities
  • Outdoor & Adventurous Expeditions
  • Alternative Pursuits for Outdoor Adventure
  • Sports Facilities & Operational Management 
  • Principles of Anatomy & Physiology of Sport
  • The Physiology of Fitness
  • Assessing Risk in Sport
  • Fitness Training & Programming
  • Leadership in Sport
  • Principles & Practices in Outdoor Adventure
  • Equipment & Facilities for OA Activities
  • Sports Coaching
  • Current Issues in Sport
  • Organising Sports Events
  • Physical Education and the Care of Children & Young People
  • Work Experience in Sport