Advanced Adventure Leadership Studies

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


This course will help you develop a deeper understanding and an increased skillset in the theory and practical elements required to work in the outdoor pursuits industry. It is a practical, full time course designed to equip you for further study or employment. The course is ideal for those looking for a career in an exciting, varied and developing industry. There are activity related residentials and a 5 – 6 week work placement.

(S)ML Training (Summer Mountain Leader); Climbing Wall Award Assessment; UKCC Paddle Sports Level 2 Training; 3 Star Open Canoe/White Water Kayak; FUNDAS 3; Sports Coaching Theory and Practice; Nutrition.

Entry Requirements

Adventure Leadership Studies. Interview and presentation.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

BA Hons Adventure Tourism Management (incorporating HND), BA Hons Adventure Performance and Coaching (incorporating HND) Specialist Instructor Training

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level