The UK & Ireland's most comprehensive Outdoor Instructor Training course based in the heart of Newquay, Cornwall.
Our Outdoor Instructor Training Course in association with Newquay Activity Centre,
offers the most complete set of qualifications and skills for those passionate
about living and working by the Ocean.
It will provide those looking for a career in the outdoor adventure sector with a wide range of internationally recognised qualifications, hard skills, and the all-important soft skills essential to the role.
If you are are an ocean lover and are seeking for an exciting new career, gap year, resettlement, or a total change from the mundane,
into the realm of coastal adventure as well as, enjoy developing new skills,
helping others and introducing people to the environment you love,
this comprehensive Outdoor Instructor Training course is for you.
This Outdoor Instructor Training course will give you the best possible advice, training, and support through our team of highly experienced instructors.
We will discuss with you your aspirations, put together an individualized development plan that will enable you to achieve your goals and enter the world of professional adventure training specialists.
Not only will you gain the qualifications you need to become an effective outdoor professional but you will also learn the skills required to be a part of the outdoor adventure industry for your entire career.
During your time on this Outdoor Instructor Training course you will develop your skills in these specific activities:
Stand Up Paddleboarding
Kayaking & Canoeing
Coastal & Lowland hiking
You will also have focused workshops on practical aspects of risk assessments, operating procedures, insurance, equipment maintenance, hazard awareness, incident management, team building, command tasks and leadership.
The course allows ample opportunity to consolidate your training and in your spare time, being based in the heart of Newquay, Cornwall, you have the best waves, beaches, coastlines and sea cliffs in the world on your doorstep.
We train you to be professional adventure instructors/guides and coaches.
We won't just provide a series of qualifications just for the sake of it.
We will provide you with bespoke career development plans and professional advice on CV writing, interview skills and even resettlement advice for ex-military.
Ourselves and Newquay Activity Centre are Adventure training (AT) specialists.
We have a proven track record of delivering AT as well as producing professional instructors who are employed far and wide.
You will be trained to the highest standards that will allow you to become a part of a select group of Adventure specialists who are respected worldwide.
National Governing Body and other Qualifications You May Take:
ISA/Surfing England Level 1 Surf Coach
SLSGB National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ)
SLSGB Surf Coach Safety and Rescue Award
SLSGB Aquatic First Aid
ISA Level 1/2 SUP instructor
BC Paddlesport leader award (Kayak, Canoe, SUP)
ISKGA - Sea Kayaking Fundamentals and leadership
ISKGA Sea Survival
ISKGA - Expedition skills
NAC Coasteering Guide
NAC Coasteering Incident management, safety and rescue
NAC Bodyboard & Handplane Instructor
MT UK SPA Training
MT UK Lowland Leader
CC Coastal Ecology
You do not need to hold any previous qualifications to enroll in this programme.
Nor do you have to be proficient in the course activities.
However, you will need to be fit and able to cope with vigorous exercise, have excellent leadership and communication skills as well as being passionate about the Coastal environment!
Oh and being able to swim will help!
The course includes training/assessment to enable you to instruct in a variety of areas and leads to direct employment and further training opportunities, depending on your interests and abilities.
Subsidised Personal Kit package
Regular surfing and swimming coaching sessions
Work experience & live group experience
One-on-one skills clinics when required
CV writing and interview skills
Final assessment & employment planning
Guaranteed interview for work at NAC and partner businesses.
NGB Membership fees
November 1st - March 31st, 2018
£4500 (Funding Available)
This course is also available on a module by module basis.
For more information, please contact a member of our team or complete our online info request form.
Upon successful application to this course, you will be invited to an interview which will help determine your suitability.
We will also discuss an individualised action plan with you.
After successful completion of this course, you will have the opportunity to become of our team or you may go on to work with other providers to further your experience and training.
Then maybe you may come back to us to become a senior instructor on the very course you took your first step with.