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We have an extensive amount of experience supporting college courses, whether that be the Diploma in Outdoor Adventure Level 2 – Extended, or the Uniformed Public Services course. The range of facilities we offer for outdoor team building activities and personal development options are exceptional and the Cotswolds location of South Cerney Outdoor is truly inspirational. 

We can offer your students the opportunity to work towards the qualifications required to become outdoor instructor. These include 

  • Paddling (canoeing and Kayaking) awards
  • Foundation Safety and Rescue Training
  • Royal Yachting Association sailing awards and Seamanship skills
  • Start and Intermediate Windsurfing
  • BSUPA Stand Up Paddleboarding Level 1 and 2

Each of these capabilities are invaluable for building a student's understanding of outdoor team building activities and related programmes. Additionally, they help to develop the student's soft skills such as:  

  • Environmental awareness and empathy
  • Self-confidence and independence
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Resourcefulness and initiative
  • Determination in the face of adversity
  • Leadership skills

The combination of the hard and soft skills will give the student an all round personal development package to be an excellent outdoor instructor.

South Cerney Outdoor also offers terrific day visits for college students with great opportunities for teamwork and enjoyable challenges. Our Sports & Leisure Course day visits for bonding is an ideal way to build friendships and share common interests. This is also true of our Uniformed Public Services day visit, which are additionally geared to activities that will be helpful to students wishing to join the police, fire brigade or other uniformed services supporting the public.   

start & end the year right

If you are looking for outdoor team building activities at the beginning of the college term, or to finish a good year, we can offer away days which can support large numbers of students rafting or having a go at water sports or dry land activities.

Or even take on our Borrowers Challenge or Catapult challenge.

These simple one off days are a very good opportunity to gel the students together at the beginning of a new experience coming from school or have fun end to a rewarding year.

For bookings and enquiries

Tel: 01285 860388

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"Our passion for the outdoors and what it offers together with the high standards of our equipment, coaching and safety systems ensure your time here is fun, safe and challenging. A fantastic experience for both children and teachers alike."

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