Heatree has developed a nationally unique partnership with the University Centre South Devon which enables volunteers to stay at Heatree and study. Two courses are available: a two year Foundation Degree in Adventure Leadership, which can be topped up in one year to a full Bachelor’s (Hons) Degree in Coaching (Outdoor Leadership). Both are awarded by the University of Plymouth.
To enrol on this course, you will require 48-60 UCAS points, from at least one of the following: A Levels, BTEC Nationals, Access to Higher Education Diploma, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualifications.
Students are volunteers at Heatree as part of the Outdoor Education Team. During their volunteer time they will also gain experience delivering outdoor learning and working towards and gaining national governing body outdoor qualifications including:
Various other awards and qualifications are included in the scheme and gaining these will depend on your experience, personal interests and the requirements of the Centre.
For full course details and entry requirements, visit the University College South Devon website: