Adventure Activities - Leading in the Outdoors


This module will provide students with an opportunity to develop leadership and instructorship skills and understanding in a focussed number of adventure activities. Practical training in the outdoors will be supplemented with reflective analysis of personal and goals to enhance the effectiveness of this module and to continue to build a habit of reflective learning. This module includes theoretical input for one hour a week to enhance understanding of the leading in the outdoors.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the principles and practice of outdoor adventure leadership.

  2. Instruct and organise a focussed range of adventure sports.

  3. Make judgements regarding the location of activities, the risks involved and the abilities of themselves and others.

  4. Analyse their own learning through reflective practice and use the strategies of goal setting to enhance progress.

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