New YMCA Lakeside Trainee Instructor Course- Opening February 2020!


3rd February – 1st May


Core Modules and Qualifications:

BC    Paddle Explore Award

Paddlesport Instructor


RYA    Powerboat Level 2

Dinghy Level 1 & 2

MT    Climbing Wall Instructor training

Rock Climbing Instructor training

ITC      Outdoor First Aid Course

PPE     Equipment Checking


Soft Skills:

Facilitation and Reviewing

Learning Outside The Classroom

Environmental Education

Risk Assessments and Group Management


Additional Training:

2-week In-house Activities Training Course

Trans Lakeland Water and Mountain Exped

Land and Water Practical Skills Coaching

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 a 6-month Trainee Instructor Job, subject to satisfactory of the course and suitability.

Course Price £6,000 inc VAT


Course Materials & Equipment

Instruction & NGB Assessment

Accommodation and food (self-catering option available)

Not Included

Registration / membership for NGB Award schemes or National Governing Bodies