Level 3: Outdoor Adventure

Health and outdoor adventure is a popular and expanding industry, with a growing range of job opportunities for people who want to work with scout and school groups, are passionate about sports and leading outdoor adventure activities and want to help others improve their quality of life.


Our two year, level 3 course is the equivalent to 3 A-levels and provides students with key life and employability skills to succeed in employment or higher education.

What Will You Study?

Foundation Diploma - Year One

  • Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry

  • Health, Wellbeing and Sport

  • Personal Skills Development in Outdoor Adventure

  • Health & Safety Factors in Outdoor Learning

  • Nutrition and Physical Performance

  • Outdoor Activity Provision

Extended Diploma - Year Two

  • Applied Leadership in Instructing Outdoor Activity

  • Research Project in Sport (Pearson Set)

  • Impacts and Sustainability of Outdoor Activities

  • Anatomy and Physiology in Sport

  • Fitness Training

  • Expedition Experience

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs grades: 7-4 (A-C) to include; English Language, Maths and a science... PE also desirable 

  • Good, positive school report

  • Good interview

Next Steps...

  • Higher Education (Degree)

  • Employment

  • Self-Employment

  • Scholarship 

Apply Now!

Step One

Download an application form

Step Two

Complete the application form

Step Three

Send us the completed form via email: admissions@writtle.ac.uk

Application confirmation and interview with a member of the lecturing staff via Zoom

Step Four

Sport Grounds

Foxburrows Lane




Writtle University College


Sport Centre

Lordship Road




Email: wucsport@writtle.ac.uk

Telephone: 01245 424200