Higher Education Programmes

Heatree has developed nationally unique partnerships that enables volunteers to live and study at Heatree.


Lectures are held both at South Devon University Centre (Paignton) and Heatree Activity Centre (Dartmoor). Dedicated study space is provided alongside computer and library facilities. Access to personal tutors and Student Services support is also available.


On-site accommodation is available at Heatree Activity Centre.


Outdoor adventure training days and expeditions are provided by Heatree team and NGB providers

Christian Leadership

An Adventure Christian Leadership module accredited by Moorlands Bible College is delivered on a weekly basis.

For more details please contact Tim: t.stephens@heatree.org

Adventure Leadership Degrees

Teacher Training Courses

Study, lead and train

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:

  • Climbing Wall Award
  • British Canoe Union Level 1 Coach
  • Lowland Leader Award
  • Adventure First Aid
  • Mountain Biking Trail Leader

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.

How to apply

For further details and an application form please contact Tim Stephens on t.stephens@heatree.org or call 01647 221307. Alternatively visit our Contact page.

Find out more

For full course details and entry requirements, visit the University College South Devon website:

University College South Devon