OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
SEASONAL JOBS AND COURSES.

Fancy a career in outdoor adventure? The industry is growing, which means more activity centres, more instructors, and professional activity instructor training courses offering teaching qualifications from the National Governing Bodies.

Whether you are seeking a new challenge or looking to make use of your existing experience in outdoor adventure, we have plenty of jobs and courses to keep you busy all season. Newsletter subscribers hear about new jobs first!


POPULAR ADVENTURE JOBS

Head of Training

Head of Training

We are now seeking a Training Manager/Internal Technical Advisor to assist each Centre's Head of Centre and Activity Manager with regard to the maintenance of their Instructional staff.
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Survival Course Leader

Survival Course Leader

The Survival Leader is responsible for overseeing the effective running of the Ultimate Survival course, acting as a key contact for the children on camp, and managing a team of instructors. If you have experience working in the outdoors in a senior or managerial role, this is the role for you!
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Outdoor Activity Instructor

Outdoor Activity Instructor

Your primary role will be to lead a group on our rock climbing walls, Go Karts and Laser Tag with safety being the primary concern. We would like you to be a positive, outgoing enthusiast with a drive in helping children conquer our rock climbing walls!
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NEW JOBS & COURSES

Outdoor Activity Instructor

Outdoor Activity Instructor

Your primary role will be to lead a group on our rock climbing walls, Go Karts and Laser Tag with safety being the primary concern. We would like you to be a positive, outgoing enthusiast with a drive in helping children conquer our rock climbing walls!
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Workboat Crew Member Apprenticeship

Workboat Crew Member Apprenticeship

UKSA run two workboat crew member apprenticeships, one in association with Seacat and another with Williams Shipping. Both apprenticeships are government funded, 2 year programmes.
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Sea.Change Foundation

Sea.Change Foundation

The Sea.Change Foundation is a fun-filled and inspirational programme that provides 14-18 year olds with the opportunity to learn about training and careers opportunities in the maritime industry. The programme runs over 5 days during the school holidays.
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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE JOBS BY TYPE

activity instructor job

Activity Instructor Jobs


Activity instructor jobs (also referred to as multi activity instructors), are often based at a purpose built centre. The ultimate outdoor job, you may specialise in a couple of activities, or you may be trained to cover a wide range. Read advice given by industry insiders.
Activity Instructor Jobs

activity instructor courses

Activity Instructor Courses


Activity instructor training courses equip you with the skills and experience to enter the workplace as a qualified activity instructor. Gain NGB awards and professional tuition on the following courses.
Activity Instructor Courses

watersports jobs

Watersports Jobs


Our wonderful coastline and appetite for water based adventure sports has created a big demand for qualified instructors in surfing, water skiing, sailing and windsurfing. Read our watersports career guide to find out how to get qualified and get working.
Watersports Jobs

watersport courses

Watersports Courses


To work in watersports you need to get qualified. The following watersport centres offer a range of professional training courses covering many types of water sports from the RYA and BCU.
Watersports Courses


OUTDOOR RECRUITMENT ARTICLES


Most useful qualifications?

Most useful qualifications?

People often ask us which NGB qualifications they should be looking at achieving in order to kick start a career in outdoor adventure. To be honest is isn't an easy question to answer because it really depends on what you are planning to do long term. If you are completely new to the industry and looking to get started, you can either build up a few qualifications on your own, or you can try to get employed with a multi activity centre, who will usually offer you some NGBs as part of your training and qualification - this way you will also get some great experience too. Whichever route you decide, this article takes a look at which qualifications are most useful for budding instructors.

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DofE Assessor

DofE Assessor

The Duke of Edinburgh scheme is well known to most people, but how many know about the expedition element of the award which requires small groups to make their way, unaided, across wild terrain, for up to four days and three nights of wild camping? To make sure each group successfully completes their expedition, we enter the secret world of the assessors - the people who shadow the candidates, often unseen, as they trek through the wilderness. Read our interview with Georgina and find out how you too can add expedition assessor to your outdoor instructor profile.

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Parent's Guide

Parent's Guide

Are you the parent of a child hoping to work in the outdoor industry? Or are you a young adult worrying about telling your parents that you would rather be working outdoors than sitting accountancy exams? As with most industries, career progression is competitive and based on an individual's performance, but skills acquired are readily transferable and so can aid your future career whether or not you choose to stay in the industry for a prolonged period. This handy guide discusses why the outdoor industry can provide a stable and fulfilling career path for young people.

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