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15 Weeks Training | 15 Qualifications

Outdoor Instructor Training

Work in the great outdoors


Full time, professional, Outdoor Instructor Training  

15 weeks of intensive, professional Outdoor Instructor Training in Dorset. Lots of experience. Lots of adventures. Lots of qualifications.


Fully catered accommodation is included. A mix of outdoor centers, bunkhouses and campsites depending on where we're adventuring.

The Course

32 trainees. Teaching groups of one to four. Climbing, Kayaking, Coasteering, Bushcraft, Life Saving, First Aid, Walking, Navigation, Canoeing and LOADS more. 

Course Dates

First day: 1st November 2021 - Last day: 25th February 2022

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Outdoor Instructor Training Course Fees

£5,500 (tuition + training and assessment courses). 

Food & Accommodation

£1,950 (all inclusive). 

Kit package

£900 (Dry suit, wetsuit, climbing gear, bushcraft gear, Winter clothing).

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We know that after a hard day's training warm, comfortable accommodation is important.


Evening meals are made for you 7 days a week, packed lunches and breakfast are provided for you to make yourself. 


In the middle of some of the most beautiful countryside in Dorset.  

Accommodation for Outdoor Instructor Training
Accommodation Outdoor Instructor Training

How to find us

Land & Wave HQ

Unit 14 Prospect Park



BH19 1EJ

Dorset won't disappoint, come and see for yourself

The Jurassic Coast is brilliant for sea kayaking, coasteering, canoeing, paddle boarding and climbing. The rivers and lakes are fantastic for mastering paddle skills and the hills and woods are perfect for navigation training and bushcraft. We also include trips to mountains, moors and rivers.

BH19 1EJ

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An Incredible Equipment Package

It's really important to stay safe, warm and comfortable during your training. We heavily subsidise a superb kit package worth £1,800, full of high quality outdoor gear.

Equipment for Outdoor Instructor Training

Get 15 qualifications in 15 weeks.

Spring Training is hard work - but it's worth the effort. The qualifications have been selected because they make you employable. You'll work with at least 12 professional outdoor instructors, coaches and teachers - each bringing their own style, experience and hair styles...

  • Kayaking & Canoeing

    BC Paddle Sport Instructor

    BC Canoe Award

    BC Sea Kayak Award 

    BC Stand Up Paddle Board Sheltered Water Award

    BC Foundation Safety & Rescue Training

    BC White Water Safety and Rescue Training

    BC Coastal Navigation & Tidal Planning 

  • Climbing & Exploring

    Mountain Training courses are run in conjunction with Mark Garland Mountaineering

    Rock Climbing Instructor – Training

    Lowland Leader - Training 

    Lowland Leader - Assessment (during or after the course)

    DofE Expedition Supervisor

  • Life Saving & Rescue

    RLSS Level One: Water Safety Awareness

    RLSS Level Two: Environment Specific

    RLSS Level Three: In Water Rescue

  • Other

    Coasteering Training and Assessment

    NCFE Level 2 Bushcraft Instructor 

    FAA Level 3 Outdoor First Aid

    FAA Level 3 Principles of Safeguarding

  • Workshops

    CV’s & Interviews

    Safeguarding & Pastoral Care

    Career Longevity

    Adventure Talks

    Beyond the Qualifications


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6+ people

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Small groups
1 - 5 people

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Group Booking

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