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BTEC Level 3 Sport

BTEC Open Day – 10am Saturday 19th January @ Hove Lagoon

OPEN DAY at Hove Lagoon
BTEC Level 3 Sport

Real Education. Real Qualifications. Real Future.

Our BTEC Level 3  Sport (Outdoor Adventure) course offers you a direct route to university or employment in the outdoor and watersports industry.

This unique and dedicated course has been designed to provide a BTEC Level 3 qualification in Sport (Outdoor Adventure) which will enable candidates to build a career in the outdoor and leisure industry specialising in watersports.

Over the last 25 years, BTEC qualifications have helped millions of people develop the skills they need to get on in life. Engaging and inspiring, these work-related qualifications are suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities. They provide a practical, real-world approach to learning without sacrificing any of the essential subject theory. BTECs give students the skills they need to either move on to higher education or go straight into employment.

BTEC at Hove Lagoon

Academic and Practical Partnership

Lagoon Watersports are proud to partner with Newman College in order to deliver this BTEC Level 3 in Sport and Outdoor Adventure. This partnership is fully supported by Rockley Academy.

This partnership combines the high educational standards of Newman College who are in the top 20% of colleges nationally in terms of student progress, the expertise of Rockley Academy who are experienced in delivering a high standard of outdoor education and training, and the unrivalled location, facilities and experience of Lagoon Watersports centre based in the heart of Brighton and Hove.

Pathway to Success

For anyone looking to make a career in the watersports or outdoors industry, this BTEC course will provide the foundation on which a future career can be built.

The watersports industry in the UK currently employs in excess of 35,000 people and represents a revenue of £3 billion. Employment opportunities are many and varied, ranging from management, training, engineering, electronics and manufacturing to brokerage, design, sales and marketing.

The BTEC L3 can offer a direct route into University. The following are examples of University Degree courses that are open to successful students:

  • BEd PE Teaching Degree
  • BA (Hons) Extreme Sport Management
  • BA (Hons) Outdoor Adventure Management
  • BA (Hons) Watersports Studies and Management

Outdoor Adventure Courses

BTEC qualifications can be taken as well as, or in place of A-Levels.

As well as offering a high level of vocational training, the BTEC course gives you a direct route to University or gives you the skills you require to go straight into employment. They are valued by colleges, universities, employers and professional bodies across the UK and are recognised in over 80 countries worldwide.

“This course has given me the confidence and qualifications to get in to Uni”

Fergus Edwards

BTEC Open Day – 10am Saturday 19th January @ Hove Lagoon


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BTEC Open Day – 10am Saturday 15th December @ Hove Lagoon

The BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure)

The BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) is a 2 year full time course that is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and represents the ultimate vocational course. The BTEC L3 combines both theoretical and practical units as well as the opportunity to gain professional National Governing Body (NGB) qualifications. This unique and dedicated course has been designed to enable candidates to build a career in the outdoor and leisure industry specialising in watersports.

We are not only giving you the best of all worlds, we are giving you the world:

  • Experience of work abroad
  • Professional Industry Qualifications that will allow you to work in 57 countries throughout the world

After completing the 2-year BTEC L3 your options will be:

  • Direct entry to University
  • Foundation Degree
  • Employment in the Outdoor Adventure Industry

BTEC Open Day – 24th November

Book BTEC Open Day

BTEC Open Day – 10am Saturday 19th January @ Hove Lagoon

Come along to one of our open mornings and learn why our BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) course can offer you so much more than the standard course. There will be an introduction from the course coordinators and the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

If you are unable to attend on any of the dates available please call us during office hours on 01273 42 48 42 option 2 and we can send you an invitation to future open days as we arrange them

For more information please contact Victoria Jones on 01273 234332

Lagoon Watersports

  • Two great venues of Hove Lagoon and Brighton Marina
  • Under the same management since 1994
  • Both centres are less than 3 miles from Brighton Pier and right on the sea front
  • Inspected by the RYA, BSWS and LOtC
  • Run by highly experienced, friendly and qualified instructors
  • All instructors that work with children are DBS checked
  • Suitable for beginners to advanced
  • All specialised equipment is provided, including wetsuits and lifejackets
  • Great shoreside facilities at both centres