An exciting industry to move into, the Adventure Tourism course covers the scope of the tourism industry and the types of opportunities available for clients in terms of creating holidays and adventure tours for them.
To do this, you need to understand what it is the client wants and be able to manage the timeframe they want to organise it in.
The Adventure Tourism course gives you the chance to develop a capacity to plan and manage the provision of adventure tourism services.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1.  Scope and Nature of Adventure Tourism
  2. The Product: Sources and Types
  3.  Management
  4. The Customer
  5. Locations & Facilities - Artificial Environments
  6. Locations & Facilities – Natural Environments
  7. Ethics, Sustainability and Environmental Impacts
  8. Risk Management & Insurance
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Define the nature and scope of adventure tourism
  • Identify types of adventure tours, and sources of information on them.
  • Consider the requirements of managing an adventure tourism destination or service.
  • Identify potential customers, customer needs and requirements in planning and conducting adventure tours.
  • Identify various kinds of artificial environments for adventure tours, and the facilities typically provided at them.
  • Discuss the requirements and problems associated with using natural locations for adventure tours.
  • Identify ethical and environmental issues related to adventure tourism.
  • Identify kinds of risk and strategies for reducing their negative impacts on customers and operators.