How to become an Outdoor Instructor

Have you ever looked at someone working in the Outdoor Industry as an Instructor and thought “Wow! How can I do that?!”. We have been asked this question so many times and we absolutely don’t blame you for asking! You get to spend your time working outdoors, inspiring and teaching people of all ages and levels and pushing yourself and others out of their comfort zone. Becoming an Outdoor Activity Instructor is truly a rewarding career which gives you so many transferable skills and opens so many doors for people to work all over the world where every day is different.

To become a well-rounded sought-after instructor you will need a range of qualifications both land and water-based such as; paddle sports instructor, archery instructor and surf coach and lifesaving qualifications. The quicker you can get these awards the faster you will progress within the industry and kick-start your career. How you get these awards will depend on what route you wish to take which may depend on how quickly you want to start, the quality of training and qualification you want and the geographical location you would like to train. While there is no set entry route to become an outdoor activity instructor one great way is through undertaking a fast-track outdoor instructor training course.

There are so many advantages of a fast-track instructor scheme if you are wishing to kick-start your new career. Here at Outdoor Adventure, we have a proven track record of doing exactly this and our fast-track Outdoor Instructor Course is perfect for anyone wanting to enter this industry in the UK or abroad. Our Instructor training course in Cornwall means that you can gain quality outdoor instruction in a variety of activities, working with excellent experienced coaches and gain a real understanding of what it is really like to work at an Outdoor Centre. Plus, you will have access to some of the best industry kit! Straight away you can begin making solid connections within the outdoor industry and the course is inclusive of meals, accommodation all training and assessments.

If you would like to know more about our own Outdoor Instructor Course get in contact with us here at Outdoor Adventure!