BTEC Level 3 Sport

BTEC Level 3 Sport

BTEC Open Day – 18:30 Tuesday 2nd July @ Hove Lagoon

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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.

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

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

Fergus Edwards

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.

BTEC Open Day – 18:30 Tuesday 2nd July @ Hove Lagoon

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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

Qualifications available

  • BTEC L3 Sport (Equivalent to 3 ‘A’ Levels)
  • RYA Dinghy Instructor
  • RYA Sailing Level 1, 2, 3
  • BWSW System 2.0 Wakeboard cable driver
  • BSUPA Standup Paddleboard instructor
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • RYA First Aid Certificate
  • Beginner & Intermediate Windsurfing
  • RYA Windsurfing Instructor
*Subject to change 

Entry Requirements

  • Ages 16+
  • 5 GCSEs, grade 4 and above, including maths & English
  • No previous watersports experience required
  • Passion for watersports and outdoor adventure

Course Units Covered may include

  • Skills for Water-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Skills for Land-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Leading Water-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Leading Land-based Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Alternative Pursuits for Outdoor Adventure
*Subject to change

Book BTEC Open Day

BTEC Open Day – 18:30 Tuesday 2nd July @ 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