Adventure Tourism (Outdoor Sports)

Award Title:                                            QQI Level 5 in Adventure Tourism
                                                                (Outdoor Sports)
Programme Coordinator:                      Patrick McCormack
Award Code:                                           5M5148

Adventure Tourism (Outdoor Sports) is a one year full time course which gives students the opportunity to develop personal skills to enjoy outdoor adventure activities, based in the stunning location of the Barrow Valley.

By the end of the course students will have the knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications needed to instruct, lead and guide others in the outdoors.

This course is a great opportunity for anyone looking to get out and enjoy the outdoors be it for personal reasons or a future career choice.





Component Awards                                     Additional Training & Certification

5N4646      Adventure Activities                    NGB Awards (National Governing Body)
5N5386      Outdoor Recreation                    Canoe Instructor (Canoeing Ireland)
5N4647      Outdoor Leadership/Safety         Lowland Leader (Mountaineering Ireland)
5N1356      Work Experience                        Cycling Coach (Cycling Ireland)
5N0690      Communications                        RECAid
5N1207      First Aid                                     Leave No Trace
5N4352      Adapted Physical Activity
5N0631      Ecotourism 

This course provides the opportunity to progress to  QQI Level 6 Awards
or related third level courses, such as Outdoor Education in GMIT (Level 8) or to the
Tourism and Business Level 6 courses within Duiske College.

€300 course fees + €200 government levy
(students may be exempt from government levy)

Career Prospects:

Former students have gone on to the following:

  • Starting their own Small Adventure Tourism businesses
  • Working as activity instructors Outdoor/Adventure Centres
  • Work in international outdoor camps around the world
  • Continue on to Degree courses in Outdoor Education

  • To apply for this course, please complete the form here on FETCHCourses or contact Duiske College for further information at 
  • Download our course brochure here

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