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Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Award In Introductory Work in the Outdoors

Codes

Qualification number
600/2685/6
SFA/LAD funding code
600/2685/6

Learners

Required age
16 +

Learning hours

Guided learning hours
57
Total qualification hours
100

Key dates

Operational start date
21/07/2011
Qualification review date
31/12/2022
Certification end date
31/12/2024

Overview

The 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Introductory Work in the Outdoors offers an important introduction to working in the outdoors industry and the variety of roles available.

If your learners passion is to play a part in the delivery of outdoor sports and related activities, completing this qualification is a key step to take when building a career in this sector.

This qualification has been developed by SkillsActive, the Sector Skills Council for Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being, in consultation with industry experts in the area of sport and active leisure.

It is part of a suite of qualifications recognised by the Chartered Institute for the management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

Learn about the variety of roles available in the outdoor industry
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Qualification Progression

Learners may consider, after an appropriate period of gaining experience in working in the outdoors, the following progression options:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Introductory Work in the Outdoors
  • 1st4sport Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership
  • Coaching or instructing qualifications within the Outdoor Sector.
Learners should look to develop their learning and knowledge of working in the outdoors by working with other, more experienced, colleagues. Following a period of practice, learners may choose to develop their skills by participating in continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities offered within the Outdoor Sector.

This qualification may lead to, or help support progression within, employment within the outdoor sector. Learners may be able to secure roles working in an assistant role, supporting other, more qualified outdoor practitioners..

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Award In Introductory Work in the Outdoors

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