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Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education

Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education


 

Outdoor Adventure Management - HND


Course Code:  5M5148
Award Code(s):  DOREC
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This challenging 3 year course provides students with the opportunities to develop the skills, knowledge and qualifications necessary to gain employment in the adventure sector of the leisure industry. The Shackleton course has gained a reputation as Irelands foremost outdoor adventure course, with ex-students working all over the world in the field of outdoor adventure.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Year 1
Hill Walking (Mountain Skills)
Dinghy Sailing (improving skills)
Powerboating (certificate)
Windsurfing
White-water Kayaking (Canoeing Ireland Level 2 or 3 certificate, Level 1 kayak instructor, Level 2 Kayak Instructor Training)
Rock Climbing
Outdoor Recreation
Outdoor Leadership and Safety
Adventure Activities
REC First Aid
Child Protection
Communications
Work Experience
Expedition Planning.

Year 2 Modules
Sport and Leisure Industry
Research Project
Principles of Sport
Coaching
Physical Activity
Lifestyles & Wellbeing
Personal and Professional Development
Work-based Experience
Principles of navigation at sea
Personal Outdoor Skills

Year 3 Modules
Marketing Principles
Operating and Managing a Sport Leisure Facility
Managing in Health and Fitness
Customer Service
Applied Sports Coaching
Event Management in Sport and Leisure
The Developing Manager
Web design
Adventure Programming

 

Important: Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Groundsperson   Exercise and Health Instructor  
Personal Trainer   Spa Manager  
Sports Development Officer   Leisure Centre Manager  
Engineer - Sports   Entertainment / Sports Manager  
Fitness /Aerobics Instructor   Ship Mate  
Diver    

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Leisure, Sport & Fitness
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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DOREC 

5M5148