UKSA Watersports Academy

with UKSA

newspaper Internship Teaching Adventure
location Europe
start date 16th November 202010 weeks
salary training course / salary TBC
accommodation includedAccommodation included
food and mealsAll meals included - breakfast, lunch and dinner
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 4-acre campus, inspirational instructors and great facilities.

UKSA Watersports Academy

typical day What's it like

A typical day on this gap year project

UKSA's Watersports Academy is a bespoke, part-funded course aimed at students aged 18-25 who want to train to become a watersports instructor and work in the UK. On graduation, you will be a qualified instructor in the following disciplines; dinghy sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and stand up paddleboarding.

Upon successful completion of the scheme, you will be guaranteed employment for two seasons with UKSA in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. If you want to walk straight into employment in the UK on graduation, this course is for you.

ideal candidate Project Requirements

Who would be a suitable participant?

You will need to be aged 18-25 and attend a successful interview at UKSA. Previous experience in watersports and customer service is desirable but not essential

our offer Project Benefits

What we can offer you

UKSA's Watersports Academy course is all-inclusive with no hidden extras. Course fees include all training, food and accommodation, examinations, certification, logbooks and internet access for the full duration of the course.

While on site you can take advantage of our indoor heated swimming pool, bar and study areas.


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