Outdoor Adventure Leadership (Level 6)

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus


This course is designed to prepare individuals for exciting careers in the outdoor sector. This hands-on course encompasses a wide range of activities and industry recognised qualifications, providing students with the skills and knowledge necessary for success as Outdoor Instructors. With a focus on personal development, communication, and professional practice, the course equips students to excel in the field of adventure sports.

The programme opens doors to various outdoor activities, from Paddlesports to climbing and skiing, offering a well-rounded skill set for aspiring outdoor instructors. Furthermore, the course provides opportunities for networking and industry exposure, with strong connections to key partners.

Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates are poised to enter the workforce with confidence, equipped to contribute meaningfully to the outdoor education and adventure sports industry. For those seeking further advancement, the option to pursue a HND in Adventure Sport Coaching is available, offering a more in-depth exploration of the field and enhanced career opportunities.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level