Watersports Instructor Training UK

with UKSA

newspaper Sports Teaching Adventure
location Europe
start date Please ask for details for 11 weeks
salary Training course
accommodation includedAccommodation included
food and mealsAll meals included - breakfast, lunch and dinner
training providedTraining provided

We don't just offer certification and training, as a youth maritime charity, we can offer that something extra. We really look after our young people. Our careers students benefit from 1:1 mentoring, access to our careers network, realistic careers advice and help with CVs. We have a fantastic fleet, a waterfront 4-acre campus, inspirational instructors, and great facilities.

Watersports Instructor Training UK
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Watersports Instructor Training UK
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gap year project highlights Highlights

Graduates of Watersports Instructor Training have the opportunity to work for UKSA. If selected by our watersports recruitment team, you can kickstart your new career by spending your first season working in the area you are familiar with and gaining valuable experience with a variety of different groups.

typical day What's it like

A typical day on this gap year project

This course best suits those who love working outdoors and want to propel themselves from a hobby or passion, into a career. It is suitable for near-beginners or those looking to take their passion for watersports to instructor level. You need to be a good communicator and team player yet able to work on your own initiative. For maximum employability, you will qualify in teaching dinghy sailing and windsurfing, gain your multihull endorsement and train on paddleboards and paddlesports crafts – making you very desirable within the watersports industry. The training will provide you with the qualifications required to work in the UK and around the world. UKSA has fantastic connections within the industry and will provide students with recruitment support that will give you the edge to enter the industry with confidence.

You will live and eat on-site and enjoy the camaraderie that comes with the campus lifestyle. It also means you get plenty of time to learn, and be out on the water. As we are based on an island we can travel daily to wherever the water conditions are best!

ideal candidate Project Requirements

Who would be a suitable participant?

You are required to have at least a minimum of one week’s recent dinghy and windsurfing experience. Anyone without this level of experience will be required to complete the two-week Kickstart course first.

our offer Project Benefits

What we can offer you

UKSA’s Watersports Instructor Training (UK) 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.

Upon completion of successful training, graduates have the opportunity to work for UKSA or holiday destinations worldwide.

Our careers students benefit from 1:1 mentoring, access to our careers network, realistic careers advice and help with CVs. While on site you can take advantage of our indoor heated swimming pool, bar and study areas.


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