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									     The Outdoor Adventure and Sports
     Coaching Academy brings together
    a wealth of specialist experience
    from across both industries within a
    department of highly qualified staff.
    Ideally situated in the heart of the
    south coast, these courses make
    use of local outstanding natural
   landscapes of the Jurassic Coastline
   and Dorset countryside, and our
  purpose-built outdoor education
  facilities provide an exciting and
 inspiring learning environment.
 If you enjoy working in the outdoors
 and are looking for a career in the
sports, outdoor education or public
service industries, you should
consider a course at Kingston
Maurward College.
                Courses Helpline 01305 215215 www.kmc.ac.uk
 Level 1 Diploma in Public Services and                                        Level 2 Diploma in Outdoor Adventure
 Outdoor Adventure Course no. OR213                                            Course no. OR203

Qualification                                                                 Qualification
Level 1 Diploma in Public Services                                            Level 2 Diploma in Sport (Outdoor Adventure)
Length of Course                                                              Length of Course
Three days a week for one year.                                               Three days a week for one year.
Entry Requirements
                                                                              Entry Requirements
No previous knowledge is required but enthusiasm for the
                                                                              Minimum four GCSEs at Grade E and above. An essential
outdoors and sport is essential. A willingness to learn new
                                                                              requirement for the course is lots of enthusiasm for outdoor
skills, to undertake practical tasks and to progress into Public
                                                                              activities and an interest in activity leadership.
Services as a career.

Are you interested in becoming a coastguard officer, firefighter,             An exciting introduction to outdoor adventure, this year-long
police officer, airforce or marines officer? This course combines             course will provide fun access to a broad range of land and
the best of outdoor education and sports coaching to create                   water-based activities. With an introduction to leadership in
a practical based course for students looking to develop                      the outdoors, this course will build personal experience and
the confidence, self-esteem, knowledge and skills to enter                    confidence. You will also learn the theoretical knowledge and
employment or further education within the Public Services.                   practical skills which will help you choose your next course or
                                                                              pathway to work. Equivalent to 4 GCSEs Grade A* - C
Course Content
Units include:                                                                Course Content
● Personal skills for Public Services                                         Three days studying at college PLUS:
● Improving health and fitness for entry into the Public Services
                                                                              ● One day Enrichment / Academy Day - you will have the
● Practical teamworking in the Public Services                                   opportunity to participate in the college academy days
● Public Service careers                                                         where you will receive additional coaching in your chosen
● Map reading                                                                    activity.
● Introduction to expedition skills.
                                                                              ● One day a week work experience - although this is not a
Practical content includes: kayaking, canoeing, climbing, ropes                  mandatory part of the course, you will be encouraged to
course and problem solving. You will also have the opportunity                   find a placement to gain more experience in the industry.
to gain other leadership qualifications, Functional Skills and
Personal and Social Development qualifications.                               The units include:
                                                                              ● Outdoor and adventurous activities
Next Steps                                                                    ● Leading outdoor and adventurous activities
Potential occupations include ambulance person, army soldier,                 ● Expedition experience
civil service administrative assistant, firefighter, police officer and       ● Fitness testing and training.
entry into voluntary service.
                                                                              Practical content includes kayaking, canoeing, climbing,
                                                                              expeditions, ropes courses, problem solving.
                                                                              You will also have the opportunity to gain other coaching and
                                                                              leadership qualifications and National Governing Body awards
                                                                              and learn Functional Skills.


                                                                              Next Steps
                                                                              Employment within the outdoor adventure industry or entry to
                                                                              other outdoor adventure courses at Kingston Maurward College,
                                                                              such as a Level 3 Diplomas in Outdoor Adventure.



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                                                                         ● One day a week work experience - although this is not a
 Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in                                             mandatory part of the course, you will be encouraged to find
 Outdoor Adventure                                                         a placement to gain more experience in the industry.
 Course no. OR205
                                                                         The course includes the following units:
                                                                         ● Principles of anatomy and physiology in sport
Qualification
Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport (Outdoor Adventure)                  ● The physiology of fitness
                                                                         ● Assessing risk in sport
Length of Course
                                                                         ● Principles and practices in outdoor adventure
Three days a week for one year.
                                                                         ● Fitness training and programming
Entry Requirements                                                       ● Leadership in sport
Minimum of four GCSEs at Grade A*-C, including English and
Maths. First Diploma / Level 2 Diploma at Merit level. An                ● Equipment and facilities for outdoor and adventurous
enthusiam for outdoor adventure.                                           activities
                                                                         ● Skills for land-based outdoor and adventurous activities
                                                                         ● Skills for water-based outdoor and adventurous activities.
The Subsidiary Diploma in Outdoor Adventure is ideally suited
to the outdoor enthusiast who enjoys a practical approach                Practical content includes: Kayaking, Canoeing, Caving,
to learning and is looking to progress into further education            Climbing, Navigation, Ropes course, Problem Solving,
or employment. By specialising in outdoor and adventurous                Orienteering, Practical sports and other adventurous activities.
activities, this course is particularly relevant to those who also       You will also have the opportunity to gain other coaching and
aspire to work in the sports and fitness industries. This course         leadership qualifications and National Governing Body awards
is the equivalent to one A Level.                                        and Functional Skills.


Course Content                                                           Next Steps
Three days studying at college. PLUS:                                    Employment within the sports / outdoor adventure industry,
                                                                         continuing on to the Extended Diploma or Professional Outdoor
● One day Enrichment / Academy day - you will have the                   Instructor course or Higher Education or Apprenticeship. This
  opportunity to join the college Academy Days, where you                is also an ideal course for someone considering entering the
  will receive additional coaching in your favourite activity.           Public Services.




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                                                                     ● One day a week work experience - students will be
 Level 3 Extended Diploma                                               encouraged to find work experience to gain more experience
 in Outdoor Adventure                                                   in the industry.
 Course no. OR206
                                                                     The course consists of 19 units (180 credits) including:
                                                                     ● Skills for land-based outdoor and adventurous activities
Qualification
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Outdoor Adventure)                ● Skills for water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
                                                                     ● Principles of anatomy and physiology in sport
Length of Course
                                                                     ● The physiology of fitness
Three days a week for two years.
                                                                     ● Principles and practices in outdoor adventure
Entry Requirements
                                                                     ● Fitness training and programming
Minimum of four GCSEs at grade A*-C, including English and
Maths. First Diploma / Level 2 Diploma at Merit Level. An            ● Equipment and facilities for outdoor and adventurous
enthusiasm for Outdoor Adventure.                                      activities
                                                                     ● Sports coaching
Are you an outdoor enthusiast? Study the world of outdoor
                                                                     ● Leading land-based outdoor and adventurous activities
adventure on this popular two-year course. Designed to               ● Leading water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
develop your leadership and coaching skills, it includes a           ● Outdoor and adventurous expeditions
summer of work experience. This course is equivalent to              ● Alternative pursuits for outdoor adventure.
three A Levels and is an ideal progression route into Higher
                                                                     Practical content includes: Kayaking, Canoeing, Caving,
Education or employment. Year one will focus on developing
                                                                     Climbing, Navigation, Ropes courses, Problem solving,
competencies in a range of outdoor pursuits - both land and
                                                                     Orienteering, Practical sports, Expeditioning and other
water based. During the second year you will develop coaching
                                                                     adventurous activities.
and leadership skills with supporting modules in organising
events and teaching young people in sport and outdoor                You will also have the opportunity to gain other coaching and
adventure expeditions.                                               leadership qualifications, National Governing Body awards and
                                                                     Functional Skills.
Course Content
                                                                     Next Steps
Two-year course. PLUS:
                                                                     Employment within the sports / outdoor adventure industry,
● One day Enrichment/Academy day - students will have the            progression onto the Professional Outdoor Instructor course
   opportunity to join the college Academy Day where they will       or into Higher Education. This course is also ideal for someone
   receive additional coaching in their favourite activity.          considering going into the Public Services.




                    For some of our courses, you can sit down...
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                                                                       Your Classroom
 Professional Outdoor Instructor
 Course no. OR209

Qualification
Level 2 NVQ in Sport, Recreational and Allied Occupations:
Activity Leadership
Length of Course
One year, comprising three whole days plus two half days a
week for 24 weeks, followed by 14 weeks of work experience.
Entry Requirements
Minimum four GCSEs at Grade E, including English. Enthusiasm
and a reasonable level of experience in a range of outdoor
pursuits. A proven commitment to working with young people.
The ability to work independently and as part of a group. Either
BCU 2 Star or RYA Level 2 dinghy sailing. Must be 18 years old
by 1 April 2012.

Ideal for those who are serious about starting a career in
outdoor adventure. This course also offers a constructive
option for students taking a year out before entering Higher
Education. Relatively little time is spent in the classroom and
the emphasis is on practical work to develop leadership skills,
organisational abilities and land and water-based activities.
From Easter the course continues in the work place at an
outdoor adventure centre, in the UK or France, where you
will be employed on the same conditions as other staff whilst
gaining an invaluable season leading outdoor adventure.

Course Content
24 weeks at Kingston Maurward plus 14 weeks working in an
outdoor adventure centre.
Areas include:
● Preparing and running activities, both land and water-based
● National pool lifeguard
● First aid
● High ropes leaders award
● National navigation award
● Expedition experience
● BCU 3 star qualifications
● RYA qualifications
● Wider key skills
● Certificate in working in the outdoors.

Next Steps
Active Learning and Leisure Apprenticeship, Foundation Degree in
Outdoor Adventure Management, Apprenticeship. Career as a multi-
activity instructor. Work within recreation and holiday industries
where the ability to organise groups is a key requirement.

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     Level 2 Diploma in Football
     Course no. OR204

    Qualification
    Level 2 Diploma in Sport

    Length of Course
    Four days a week for one year.

    Entry Requirements
    Minimum of four GCSEs, grade E or above, including English
    and Maths.


This one-year course is ideal for the football enthusiast who
enjoys playing at a competitive level and wants to pursue
a career in sport. A combination of practical coaching and
academic studies, this course provides a comprehensive
foundation for progression into coaching or the sports and
fitness industries.


    Course Content
    Units include:
    ● Fitness testing and training
    ● Sports development
    ● Lifestyle and the sports performer
    ● Exercise and fitness instruction
    ● Anatomy and physiology for sports.
    Plus:
    ● Football coaching every day
    ● FA Coaching qualification
    ● Sports leadership qualification
    ● Daily professional football coaching
    ● Entry in the British Colleges football leagues - Wednesday
       match fixtures
    ● Disability awareness in football qualification
    ● Functional Skills.

Next Steps
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Football. Football sports coaching,
health and fitness industries. Apprenticeships.




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 Level 3 Extended Diploma in Football
 Course no. OR210

Qualification
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Performance and Excellence)
Length of Course
Four days a week for two years.
Entry Requirements
Minimum of four GCSEs Grades A* to C, including English and
Maths. First Diploma / Level 2 Diploma at Merit Level.


A popular and indepth programme of study, the aim of this
course is to develop your perfomance skills whilst giving you
a sound knowedge of sport and exercise science. This
two-year course covers a broad curriculum, giving a
wider understanding of the industry and preparing you
for a future career in football and/or sport.


Course Content
Units include:
● Fitness training and programming
● The athlete lifestyle
● Sports coaching
● Rules, regulations and officiating sport
● Organising sports events
Plus:
● Football coaching every day
● FA Coaching plus qualifications
● First Aid
● Entry in the British Colleges football leagues - Wednesday
   match fixtures
● Daily professional football coaching
● Second Year study tour.


Next Steps
Employment in the football and sports coaching or health
and fitness industries. It could also allow you entry to an
Apprenticeship programme or Higher Education.




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     Army Preparation Course
     Course no. OR202

    Qualification
    Level 1 Certificate for Entry to the Uniformed Services
    Length of Course
    Five days a week for 14 weeks.
    Entry Requirements
    High level of enthusiasm for a career in the Armed Forces and
    outdoor adventure pursuits. Entry Level 3 English and Maths.

The Army Preparation Course (APC) is designed to teach
students the necessary skills to pass at the Army Development
and Selection Centre (ADSC). The course achieves this through
many different and engaging activities such as teambuilding,
military skills, fitness training and outdoor adventure pursuits.

    Course Content
    13 weeks, four days per week at college and one day per week
    with the Army. You will also have one week’s work experience
    with the Army.
    Units include:
    ● Outdoor adventure (navigation, kayaking, climbing and
       personal and team challenges)
    ● Expeditions
    ● Army work experience
    ● Military skills
    ● Fitness training
    ● Functional Skills
    ● First Aid
    ● Award in Personal and Social Development
    ● Certificate in Personal Exercise and Nutrition.


Next Steps
Outdoor Adventure Level 2 or 3, Uniformed Public Services
Level 3 or entry to the Army or other Armed Forces.




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                                                                          work placement during the other two days whilst you are not
 Level 3 Extended Diploma in                                              at college.
 Uniformed Public Services
                                                                          Over the two years, units will include:
 Course no. OR211
                                                                          ● Government policies and the Public Services
                                                                          ● Team leadership in the Uniformed Public Services
Qualification
                                                                          ● Citizenship, contemporary society and the Public Services
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Public Services (Uniform)
                                                                          ● Team development in the Public Services
Length of Course                                                          ● Physical preparation and fitness for the Uniformed Public
Three days a week for two years.                                            Services
Entry Requirements                                                        ● International perspectives for the Uniformed Public Services
Minimum of four GCSEs Grade A* - C including English and                  ● Outdoor and adventurous expeditions
Maths or Level 2 Diploma at Merit Level. Related work                     ● Skills for land-based outdoor and adventurous activities
experience. Interest in outdoor adventure/sport/uniformed                 ● Skills for water-based outdoor and adventurous activities
public services. Minimum age 16.                                          ● Crime and its effects on society
                                                                          ● Command and control in the Uniformed Public Services
This two-year course is suitable for anyone looking to pursue a           ● Planning for and management of major incidents
career in the Public Services. The course is designed to be very          ● Responding to emergency service industries
‘hands-on’ and you will be expected to maintain a level of fitness        ● Uniformed Public Services employment
throughout. Along with developing your leadership, teambuilding           ● Fundamentals of nautical studies.
and communication skills through adventurous activities, the
programme will also include written assignments and classroom             This course also includes nationally recognised additional
work, so you will need to be disciplined in your time management.         qualifications in Sports Leadership and an opportunity to gain
This course is designed to give a realistic approach to achieving a       National Governing Body awards in kayaking and canoeing.
career within the uniformed Public Services.
                                                                          Next Steps
Course Content                                                            Employment in Public or Armed Services, outdoor activity or
Three days per week at college, one day practical and two                 holiday centre, coastguard, sports/leisure centres, schools,
days of classroom and research. You will be expected to find a            colleges, universities or youth leadership.


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                                                                                                                                 Academy of
    Academy of                                                                                                Outdoor Adventure
    Outdoor Adventure                                                                                                and Sports
    and Sports Coaching                                                                                                Coaching




● Outdoor Adventure and Sports Coaching Courses
Title                 Introduction                                                         Times and Dates    Details          Code / £
Sports Tutor          Designed for those who wish to move into teaching or                                    1st4sport ➂      OR026
                      coaching. This is a vocationally-related qualification designed                         Certificate in
                      for candidate tutors working in all aspects of sport and                                Tutoring in
                      recreation who wish to deliver and coach education courses.                             Sport            £295
Squash Coaching       Teaches you how to coach development activities with groups                             1st4sport ➀      OR071
Level 1               of children to link up with both local schools and clubs. Topics                        Certificate in
                      include introduction and development of coaching skills, lesson                         Coaching
                      planning, delivering mini-squash and technical development.                                              £195
Squash Coaching       Similar to the above, you will also learn how to develop your                           1st4sport ➁      OR072
Level 2               coaching practice with groups of children / adults and work                             Certificate in
                      individually with performers up to county level in the development                      Coaching
                      of coaching skills, practical assessment and evaluation.                                                 £340
Introduction to       The course is designed for people who wish to assess                                    1st4sport ➂ OR083
Assessment Practice   candidates undertaking competency-based or vocationally-                                Certificate in
in Sport              related sports qualifications - previously this was available only                      Introduction to
                      through an NVQ (National Vocational Qualifications) route.                              Assessment £295

More in-depth explanations of our courses are available on our website.
Dates and times that are currently not available will also be published there.
For further information, call our friendly team - they will have all the up-to-date information you need.
visit www.kmc.ac.uk or call us on                    01305 215215

OR000 Course code         ➀➁➂ etc Qualification levels                      times and dates tbc        CC College Certificate course



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