Outdoor Adventurous Activity BTEC, Apprenticeships & Foundation Degree Courses.
Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre & Exeter College working in partnership to provide Outdoor Adventurous Activity BTEC, Apprenticeships & Foundation Degree Courses.
We are pleased to announce the partnership between Exeter College and Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre and the introduction of a number of further education programmes for post 16 year olds.
A £multi-million investment will see a brand new centre opening in April 2013.
Learn & Earn - Full time apprenticeships at level 2. This fantastic opportunity allows you to train at the Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre, experience the world of outdoor education first hand and develop your skills in the outdoor education industry whilst also learning about the role of the outdoor education instructor. Full skills training, NGB training & assessments, NVQ & NCFE qualifications over 11 months
BTEC Level 2 Outdoor Adventurous Activities
This is a full time one year course that will combine both practical and theoretical elements of the Outdoor Adventure Industry. The course consists of 7 units of study which will include aspects such as; Outdoor Adventurous Activities, Leading Outdoor and Adventurous Activities, Expedition Experience and Work Experience.
The course will be delivered at the Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre On successful completion of this course you may choose to progress to the level 3 programme or apply to enter into the Outdoor Adventure Industry through either an apprenticeship or directly into employment.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Outdoor Adventurous Activities
This is a full time two year course that combines both practical and theoretical elements of the Outdoor Adventure Industry. The course consists of 19 units of study which includes aspects such as; Principles and Practices in Outdoor Adventure, Skills and Leading Land-Based Outdoor Adventurous Activities, Skills and Leading Water-Based Outdoor Adventurous Activities, Environmental Education, Impact and Sustainability in Outdoor Adventure, and Work Experience.
The course will be delivered at the Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre On successful completion of this course you may wish to progress to Higher Education to study a Foundation Degree in Outdoor Adventure or progress directly into employment.
Foundation Degree (FdA) in Applied Outdoor Adventure
This programme will teach you valuable practical and theoretical skills to be able to operate within the fields of Outdoor Adventure, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation and Outdoor Activity. The Applied Outdoor Adventure programme enables students to obtain the knowledge and qualifications required for employment and careers in the adventure industry. This unique learning environment ensures that all students have hands on experience of working and operating within the real world of Outdoor Education.
As a student on this programme you will experience a variety of outdoor activities and work within an operation Outdoor Pursuits Centre working with schools, colleges and the community and therefore offering a broad range of opportunities to develop within the field of Outdoor Adventure. Employer involvement and hands-on learning are integral to the course. You will benefit from the college’s employer links including Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre and organisations such as PGL. Furthermore international links are being discussed with a University in British Columbia, Canada.