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 activities 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 at level 6.
- Your commitment to outdoor activities should be evident from your personal statement.
- Three Standards Grades at 3 or above, or three National 4s at a pass is desirable.
- You might be asked to attend an interview.
This course focuses on practical activities on land and water, including;
- mountain biking
- kayaking and a choice of sports
- this course also involves a residential experience.
Students will have the opportunity to do skills awards in various sports, including Duke of Edinburgh.
Students will also have an opportunity to gain work on the Highlife Highland summer outdoor programme.
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
- Part Time
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Inverness Campus
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Successful completion of the course can lead into the Sports Highers (Outdoors) programme, which includes outdoor pursuits and traditional sports options, as well as a range of group awards at SQA Highers.
Is there more information available online?
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