ITC Award in Learning Beyond the Classroom at SCQF Level 7

This fantastic qualification is intended to provide the learner with an understanding of the benefits of learning beyond the classroom, how to manage groups and facilitate their learning and to practically deliver activity beyond the classroom environment.

Developed with input from the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC) and Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL) and support from influential leaders within education, it aims to break down boundaries, empower educators and allow educators to give themselves and their employer permission to take a step outside of their normal classroom environment.  The qualification is also accredited by the IOL.

It is suitable for all who wish to become occupationally competent; need permissions or have an interest in teaching and learning beyond the normal classroom environment.

This qualification is suitable for those employed, volunteering or otherwise involved in Primary schools, Secondary schools, colleges, Universities, Outdoor Education Centres, Guiding, Scouting, Conservation Education, NGOs, Education Charities, and Field Studies.

This qualification is composed of 1 unit.

Accredited Course Institute For Outdoor Learning

This course is also accredited by the Institute of Outdoor Learning (IOL).


Topics include:

  • Benefits of taking learning beyond the classroom
  • Managing groups and facilitating learning beyond the classroom
  • Understanding risk-benefit analysis
  • Planning activities
  • Delivering activities


Qualification support includes:

  • Attendance at an induction event hosted by Tillycroy Services an approved ITC Training Centre
  • 10 guided learning hours
  • Assessed by a portfolio of evidence generated by centre-devised assessment tasks
  • Mentor support
  • Successful completion will result in the candidate gaining an ITC Award in Learning Beyond the Classroom at SCQF Level 7

Course duration: 10 guided learning hours

We can now also offer this course virtually or via an online webinar option. Why not learn new skills, gain confidence, and increase learning in the great outdoors?

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