The design, planning and delivery of programmes that provide
progressive learning and change using outdoor activities and
experiences. They will apply professional outdoor leadership
judgement and use relevant facilitation approaches and theories of
learning and development to support the intended outcomes of a
programme and encourage participants to achieve their potential.
Matched IOL Occupational Standard
Yes - providing opportunities for other education or experience
based routes for those seeking to train as an Outdoor Learning
Typically, experience working as an Outdoor Activity Instructor in
a paid or voluntary capacity.
There is no set syllabus or prescribed training course – employers
negotiate what training their apprentices require with training
providers (and at what price). Relevant qualifications or NGB
awards can be included. Apprentices must have achieved English and
mathematics at Level 2 and the following qualifications:
Level 2 Ofqual registered Award in Safeguarding relevant to the
- Level 3 Ofqual registered 2-day Outdoor First Aid Award.
End Point Assessment
Customer Proposal Report & Presentation, Observation, Professional
External Quality Assurance Body
This apprenticeship standard is designed to prepare successful
apprentices to meet the requirements for registration as an
Associate Professional in Outdoor Learning with the Institute for