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15 Weeks | 15 Qualifications | 1 Awesome Career

Outdoor Instructor Training in Dorset 

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What is it?

15 weeks of intensive, professional outdoor instructor training in Dorset. Lots of experience. Lots of adventures. 15 qualifications.

When can I start?

The course runs every Winter (November - February) but you can start right away! We provide FREE unlimited experience from the moment you pay your deposit until the start of your 15 week course.

Open Day

Join us for an Open Day to try out the activities, check out accommodation, meet the instructors and see if the course is right for you.

Next one - Saturday 22 June

Course Dates

4 November 2019 - 28 February 2020 (2 week Christmas Break)

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Course fees: £5,200

More than 70 days of training, transport, equipment, trips and assessment fees.

Accommodation & food: £1,800

Includes: A twin room and 3 meals a day.

Kit package: £850

Includes: Essential outdoor technical gear worth more than £1,800.

We work with the following brands (and a few more) to bring you the best kit:

Logo. Patagonia     Logo. Palm     Logo. Typhoon     Logo. DMM

Logo. TIKI     Logo. Gul     Logo. Dagger     Logo. Mystic Helmets


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We know that after a hard day's training everyone needs comfortable accommodation and great food. The Swanage Centre is a fantastic base with excellent facilities; heated indoor pool, gym, indoor sports dome, basketball courts, pool tables and loads more. 


All your food is made for you 7 days a week; including packed lunches - all dietary requirements are well-catered for.


The Swanage Centre is 5 minutes walk from the beach and a 15 minute walk into the Town Centre. There's great climbing, kayaking, mountain biking and more right on your doorstep.

Harrow House Swanage
Accommodation for Outdoor Instructor Training


Food & Accommodation: £1,800 (£120 a week)

Kit package: £850

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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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The adventure begins. Start your new Career!

The kit package is awesome...

It's really important to stay safe, warm and comfortable during Winter Training. We subsidise a superb kit package, with £850 getting you £1,800 worth of high quality outdoor gear.

Get 15 qualifications in 15 weeks. 

Winter Training is hard work - but it's worth the effort. The qualifications have been selected because they make you very 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 Foundation Safety & Rescue

    BC White Water Safety and Rescue Training

    BC Stand Up Paddle Board Sheltered Water Award

  • Climbing & Exploring

    Mountain Training courses are run in conjunction with Mark Garland Mountaineering

    Rock Climbing Instructor – Training

    Lowland Mountain 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

    British Bushcraft Association Level 1

    NUCO Outdoor First Aid 16 Hours

  • Workshops

    CV’s & Interviews

    Safeguarding & Pastoral Care

    Career Longevity

    Adventure Talks

    Beyond the Qualifications

Join us for our next open day...

Next Open Day - Saturday 22 June

There is no better way to find out if this is career path for you. This could be life-changing!

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