Education program

Other qualifications

Leisure and Free Time School

The GSD Leisure and Free-Time School proposes a practical training model which relies on the experience of participants and is carried out based on their own projects, with the aim of ensuring that all students are able to encourage, inspire enthusiasm and enable the positive development of a group of people.

The GSD Hobbies and Leisure School organises Leisure-Activity Leader, Coordinator and Monographic Courses courses that include the Virtual Campus, documentation, materials, accommodation and full board for outings, and civil-liability and accidents insurance in both the practical and theory phases.

    Our activities

  • Multi-adventure introductory activities (archery, biking, climbing wall, canoeing, etc.).
  • Environmental Education.
  • Leisure resources to work in English and new technologies applied to leisure and free time.
  • Real learning through direct experiences, living with peers and volunteers and observing, participating and evaluating typical situations encountered by instructors.
  • Virtual Campus (Moodle) with course content and creation of game, workshop and dynamic materials.
  • The Camino de Santiago Project.
    What’s more ...
  • The courses come with a total accreditation of 270 hours (Activity Leader) and 440 hours (Coordinator), recognised by the Council for Family, Youth and Social Issues of the Community of Madrid and in public exams.
  • Validation of university credits and public exams (depending on the university).
  • Extra points with your degree for the Erasmus + program.
  • Camp Activity-Leader Program in the US and Canada.
  • Paid summer work and professional internships in the United States and Canada.
  • Job placement and professional internships program in GSD Camps. Current course offerings
Sports Education Center

The GSD Sports Education Center opened in the 2013-2014 academic year, with the aim of training professional sports technicians certified by the Regional Ministry of Education and Youth of the Community of Madrid.

Specialities: Football | Mountaineering and Climbing | Winter Sports | Horse Riding. We also have agreements with various sports federations to carry out coaching qualifications in the disciplines of gymnastics and skating, in all their specialities.

More information at GSD Buitrago, GSD Guadarrama, GSD Las Rozas, GSD Las Suertes and GSD Vallecas.

Employment training

All GSD centers offer Approved Professional Certificates in various specialities such as hospitality, physical activities and sports, administration, and community services, as well as extensive experience in teaching these subjects. These certificates accredit a qualification from the National Catalogue of Professional Qualifications. At GSD, you can have your professional qualifications accredited regardless of how they have been acquired (training, work experience or other) and achieve lifelong learning through training that allows you to adapt to new developments in the labour market.

Approved certifications
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