Fast Track Outdoor Tutor Programme

Looking for a career in the Outdoor Education industry? We have just the course for you...

Fast Track Outdoor Tutor Programme

Looking for an alternative to university? Interested in the great outdoors? Ready to kick start a career in the outdoor industry?  We have just the course for you!

At Conway Centres, Anglesey, we are offering an intensive 12-week Fast Track Outdoor Tutor programme to train towards 14 recognised National Governing Body qualifications in the Outdoor Education industry, with the prospect of assessment at the end of the programme. 

Starting in January 2024, this programme will give you the opportunity to work with real groups at the centre, be taught by leaders in the outdoor education field and receive up to 14 qualifications, which includes:

British Canoeing: Paddlesport Leader Training or Paddlesport Instructor, Canoe Award, Sea Kayaking Award, Paddlesport Safety & Rescue Training and Costal Navigation & Tidal Planning 

RYA: VHF License and Powerboat Level 2 

Mountain Training: National Navigation Award Scheme, Mountain Skills, Rock Skills and Rock Climbing Instructor Training or Climbing Wall Instructor Training 

Plus: DofE Expedition Supervisor, Level 3 Outdoor First Aid and Level 3 Principles of Safeguarding  

Why Conway Centres?
With over 50 years of experience delivering high-quality outdoor education, you can be confident you will be taught by the most qualified team. 

Winners of the Best Residential Experience at the 2023 School Travel Awards - you will learn from the very best within the industry!

Ideally placed in Anglesey, you will experience all that North Wales has to offer. With access to stunning coastlines, the Snowdonian mountain range and infamous valleys and mines. The different landscapes allow for candidates to really develop their skills in all areas. 

Excellent employment prospects following completion of the course. 

Food and accommodation options available. 

All candidates must be over 18, with a keen interest in the outdoors.

Dates and Prices
January - March 2024 - 12-week course £4,000
January - March 2024 – 12 week course with food & accommodation package £5,450 

Course Contents

Personal skills training in:

Watersports: Canoeing, Kayaking and SUP, Powerboating

Land-based: Hill Walking, Rock Climbing, Navigation, Mining, Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Low and High Ropes, Bushcraft

Plus: Training in 14 recognised NGB qualifications with the prospect of assessment by the end of the course. 

Optional Extras: Training courses in Sailing and Mining, Mountain Leader Assessment, Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment, Paddle sport Leader Assessment, Personal winter skills course in Scotland, Equipment Package

Not included: NGB registration Fees, Assessment Fees, Climbing wall entry etc. Food and accommodation is available for the 12 week duration. Candidates who take up the food/accommodation package will dine alongside our guests in our main dining hall when guests are in residence. When we have no guests on centre, we will provide essential provisions and access to a basic kitchen facility.

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What's included:
  • 12-week programme training towards 14 NGB qualifications
  • Food and accommodation options available
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