Grow your confidence and gain real workplace skills with HTP

Outdoor Pursuits Activity Programme

Programme Type: Full-time Course
Availability: Isle of Wight only
Rafting on a lake

Is it for me?

If you’re looking for a new start, we’d love to help you get out and about. This qualification is just what you need to kick-start your future and have great fun along the way.
Essential Information
Location(s)
Overseen from our Riverbank Campus in Newport – you will spend a lot of time out and about, including time at our Activity Centre in Parkhurst Forest.
Start Date
Flexible – please contact us for more information
Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
Up to 11 months
Qualifications Achievable
Awarding Body
NOCN

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Overview

The programme is designed to build confidence, communication and listening skills and personal development. If you are not sure what your future career goals are or would like to know more about becoming an activity instructor this could be the programme for you. The programme involves: Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Bush craft, First Aid, Archery, Navigation and an opportunity to work towards the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
What would I do on this course?

Modules you will cover include:

  • Employability Skills – How to improve your employment opportunities
  • Basic Food Preparation – including outdoor cooking
  • How the Body Works – having an understanding of keeping your mind and body healthy
  • Teamwork – Working together with your group to achieve shared goals
  • Planning and Reviewing – Planning activities and evaluating the outcomes
  • Presentation Skills – improve your communication and confidence
Would I always be in the classroom?

No. This is a predominately an outdoor activity programme, and there is associated classroom work around the completion of the units and the development of Maths and English if required. Work experience is also part of this programme to identify and support your future career choices.

How do I get started?

Easy – just register your interest using our Contact Form, email us, or call our Riverbank Campus.

What support will I get?

At HTP Apprenticeship College we will do everything we can to support you and to improve your life chances. In addition to providing support for your programme and qualifications, we want learners to feel that they are in a caring, positive, safe and stimulating environment that promotes social, physical and moral development.

Meet the Team: Tim Corbett

“There’s no such thing as a typical day. In the warmer months we’re on the water, and during the cooler months we’ll be hiking or mountain biking so there’s a huge variety.”

Have more questions about the course?

No problem, contact us and one of the tutors will be able to help.

What can I do after this course?

Following successful completion of this course you could progress onto a range of courses offered by HTP such as Fitness Instructing or Travel & Tourism

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Contact us now and get onto your career-starting Full-time Course

Newport Riverbank Campus: 01983 824930