Instructor Courses

HERE AT YMCA LAKESIDE

...we pride ourselves on providing the best training to the highest standard.

LAKESIDE 2020 TRAINEE INSTRUCTOR COURSE

Our intensive three-month development programme is designed to equip you with the essential skills in demand across the outdoor industry.

During the course our expert and experienced staff will give you the necessary skills, experience and qualifications needed to commence your outdoor career. Small group ratios and continual individual mentoring will ensure you reach your maximum potential.

LEADING TO 6-MONTH TRAINEE INSTRUCTOR JOB, SUBJECT TO SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF THE COURSE AND SUITABILITY

INCLUDED

Course Materials & Equipment

Instruction & NGB Assessment

Accommodation & food (self-catering option is available)

NOT INCLUDED

Registration / membership for NGB
Award schemes or National Governing Bodies

CORE MODULES AND QUALIFICATIONS:

BC
Paddle Explore Award
Paddlesport Instructor
FSRT

RYA
Powerboat Level 2
Dinghy Level 1 & 2

MT
Climbing Wall Instructor training
Rock Climbing Instructor training
Outdoor First Aid Course

PPE
Equipment Checking

SOFT SKILLS INCLUDES:

  • Facilitation and Reviewing
  • Learning Outside The Classroom
  • Environmental Education
  • Risk Assessments and Group Management

ADDITIONAL TRAINING INCLUDES:

  • 2-week In-house Activities Training Course
  • Trans Lakeland Water and Mountain Exped
  • Land and Water Practical Skills Coaching

COURSE PRICE £6,000 (ex VAT )

MOUNTAIN LEADER & ROCK CLIMBING

 Course Dates
MOUNTAIN LEADER ASSESSMENT DATES
28th October-2nd November 2019 – £450
New course dates released every month.
ROCK CLIMBING INSTRUCTOR TRAINING
New course dates released every month.
ROCK CLIMBING ASSESSMENT DATES
28th, 29th September 2019 – £125
19th, 20th October 2019 – £125
New course dates released every month.

OUTDOOR LEADER FIRST AID

  Course Dates
 14-15th November 2019
 28-29th November 2019
 6-7th February 2020
 13-14th February 2020
 19-20th March 2020
 New course dates released every month.

£100 Per Person (ex VAT )

LAKESIDE RYA TRAINING COURSES

From the 4th of February we will now be offering a series of RYA training courses in Powerboat Handling level 2 and also the RYA Safety boat Course.

RYA POWERBOAT HANDLING LEVEL 2

This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence (ICC). It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planning speed, and collision regulations. The course is suitable for novices and you will be trained and assessed by our experienced & enthusiastic in house instructors. A certificate will be endorsed accordingly.

  Course Dates
6-7th February 2020
5-6th March 2020
New course dates released every month.

RYA SAFETY BOAT COURSE

This two-day course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoes, or for racing or training activities.

It includes rescue techniques and elements of race management and mark laying.

  Course Dates
13-14th February 2020
4-5th April 2020
New course dates released every month.

£160 Per Person* (ex VAT )

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS LIMITED AVAILABILITY SO EARLY BOOKING IS ADVISABLE. BED & BREAKFAST OPTIONS AVAILABLE PRICED AT £35.00 PER PERSON.

*MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNT APPLIED TO ALL RYA MEMBERS.

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