Watersports Instructor Traineeship

with UKSA

newspaper Activity Instructor Watersports Paddlesports Instructor Course Watersports Course
locationUK, Cowes, Isle of Wight
start dateSeptember 2020
salary training course
training providedTraining provided

UKSA offer the very best professional maritime training courses alongside youth development programmes to transform young people’s lives. We don't just offer certification and training, as a youth charity we can offer that bit extra and make sure we really look after our young people. Our professional careers students benefit from 1:1 mentoring, access to our careers network, realistic careers advice and help with CVs. We help over 10,000 people a year to achieve their personal best. We have a fantastic fleet, a waterfront campus, inspirational instructors and great facilities.

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typical day A Typical Day on this Course

If you have finished your GCSE's and want to work in the watersports industry, our 26-week Watersports Instructor Traineeship programme could be what you are looking for. The course will train you to become a multi discipline watersports instructor with a number of weeks dedicated to work experience. These weeks will enable you to develop, display and relate skills learned on the programme within a professional environment.

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

* 16-18 years old
* Students who do not have 9-4 GCSE's grades in English or Maths will be required to complete functional skills in English and Maths during the course
* An interest or experience in watersports or outdoor education with the desire to become an outdoor education instructor
* Successful selection day at UKSA

our offer What we can offer you

This course is fully-funded as part of a full-time 16-18 year-old further education (FE) programme.

We have a fantastic fleet, a waterfront campus, inspirational instructors and great facilities. While on site you can take advantage of our indoor heated swimming pool and study areas.

Upon completion, successful learners will be a fully qualified Dinghy, Windsurf, Stand-Up Paddleboard Instructor and gain their 2* Kayak and FSRT training. These qualifications, plus UKSA's careers and employment advice, will prepare students to take their first steps into employment within the UK.

Accommodation is available onsite for an extra charge.


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