Outdoor Pursuits NC

What is special about this course?

If you are a lover of the outdoors, what better course to study than Outdoor Pursuits. This course will provide you with the basis for employment in various outdoor activity centres. Practical in nature and focussing on a range of on-land and water activites including hill-walking, mountain biking and kayaking. This is an entry level course prioviding the basic knowledge for you to continune your studies with us in perhaps Highers Sports cluster or NCGA Sports and Fitness.

Entry requirements

Your commitment to sport should be evident from your personal statement however 3 Standard Grades at 3 or above or 3 National 4 at pass is desirable.

You might be asked to attend an interview.

This course focuses on practical activities on land and water, including;

  • mountain biking
  • hill-walking
  • orienteering
  • kayaking and a choice of sports
  • this course also involves a residential experience.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

How long will my course last?

1 Years

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment.

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

Start date

August

How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Successful completion of the course can lead into the Sports Highers programme, which includes outdoor pursuit or traditional sports options, as well as a range of SQA Highers.

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

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We are no longer taking applications for 2017/18

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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