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FdA Outdoor Activity Leadership

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

This course offers:

  • opportunities for students to develop practical leadership skills relevant to NGB awards (Mountain Leader Summer, Single Pitch Award, Climbing Wall and Coaching Awards, and British Canoe Union Level one and two Coach)
  • practical learning for those seeking outdoor adventure and could see themselves working in the outdoor sector
  • the provision of personal equipment to use during your study, including a rucksack, fleece, t-shirts, dry bag, first aid kit and maps of the area
  • close links to a variety of organisations within the outdoor sector to provide you with industry-informed teaching and professional development opportunities
  • fieldtrips and expeditions to destinations such as Wales, the Lake District, Scotland, Greece, Norway, Slovenia, and Morocco
  • the opportunity to progress to our BA (Hons) Outdoor Leadership and Management course.

This course is based at the Oaklands Manor Outdoor Leadership Centre, on the edge of the Peak District, and offers a fantastic learning environment.

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