Outdoor Activity Tourism (NPA)

South Lanarkshire College


The NPA in Outdoor Activity Tourism is designed to introduce the exciting growing area of activity tourism which represents a significant contribution to Scotland’s economy. It allows you to explore several practical activity tourism activities and to understand what is required to provide these experiences for tourists.

Activity Tourism ranges from activity-based adventure activities involving mountain biking, paddleboarding, and hill climbing, to less physical, but still activity focused breaks of wildlife watching and forest nature trails.

Through exploring a range of enterprises and the activities they provide; you will learn about and develop several different skills and experiences which are necessary for employment in the sector.

Entry Requirements

Relevant subjects at National 3.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Travel and Tourism

SCQF Level