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1st4sport Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Outdoor Programmes (via the Outdoor Education Pathway)
This qualification has been reviewed
This qualification has been reviewed to ensure that its content is still appropriate and a decision has been made to extend until 30 November 2025.
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- 18 +
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This qualification will give your learners the knowledge, confidence, and skills to build a career in this industry.
One of three pathways available to prepare you for employment, the Outdoor Education pathway is suitable for anyone delivering experiential, environmental, physical and social education in the outdoors.
Your learners will discover how to support participants taking part in outdoor sessions, enabling them to learn and build key life skills in a safe and empowering environment.
It is part of a suite of qualifications endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).
Interested in providing your learners with the opportunity to take the next step in their career in the outdoor sector, with a focus on outdoor education? Then this qualification is the perfect addition to your provision
Learners may look to develop their learning and knowledge of instructing 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.
Holders of this Certificate may seek employment, paid or unpaid, in the Outdoor Industry in a role involving the planning and delivery of outdoor programmes.