10 September 2013

Outdoor Instructor & Guide Training Program - Oct 2014

National Governing Body Modules:
Wilderness First Aid Level 3
River Safety Rescue 1
River Safety Rescue 2

Level 2 Kayak Instructor
Level 3 Kayak Skills

Lead Rock Climbing Trainee

Mountain Leader Trainee
Mountain Skills Assessment


Outdoors Ireland Modules:
Outdoor Guiding Skills

Outdoor Instruction Skills

Outdoor Coaching Skills

Emergency Procedures (Water & Mountain)


Optional Modules:
Level 3 Canoe Skills

Product/Tour Development

Initial Online Development

Business Set Up Coaching

Business Development Coaching


To Register Your Interest/Get More Details Please Contact Nathan:
info@outdoorsireland.com
+353 (0) 86 860 45 63

Based Between Kerry & Galway; Next Program Beginning Oct 2014, This Intensive Course Is Designed & Aimed At Four Types Of People:

1. If You Are Looking To Vastly Increase & Certify Your Own Current Outdoor Skills.
2. If You Are Looking For A Career Change & Would Like A Job In The Outdoor Industry.
3. If You Are Planning To Set Up Your Own Part-Time/Full-Time Adventure Guiding Business.
4. If You Are Looking For An Add-On To An Existing Hospitality Business, Such As A Hostel/Hotel Offering Hill Walks Or Kayaking.


Course Accreditations:
Wilderness Medical Society
Canoeing Ireland
Mountaineering Ireland


Course Instructors:
Nathan Kingerlee
Jason McGloin
Tim Orr

Aebhric O Kelly
Shane McElligott

All course instructors come from a varied background of public outdoor education, private adventure tourism, extreme adventure and soft guiding; giving a depth of experience and understanding of the outdoor industry and the requirements for quality guides and instructors.

Four of the course instructors also run their own adventure guiding and training businesses, giving them an understanding of the challenges and issues with running successful businesses; adapting to change and niche markets.


Before completing an instructor assessment a number of hours are required logging experience with a qualified instructor. It can be a little difficult sometimes to log these hours; however students on our course will have the opportunity to work alongside our instructors and log some of the required hours. Students will also need to assist other adventure providers to fully log the hours.


58 Days/27 Weeks
Thurs/Fri Or Thurs/Fri/Sat Each Week
Start Date: Thurs 7th Nov
Finish Date: Fri 6th Jun
Personal Practice Time/Time Off: Sun 8th Dec - Wed 8th Jan

Full Course Price: €4206 Per Person
Course Price Without Rock Climbing Module: €3686 Per Person


Not Included:
Accommodation (Can Give Recommendations)
Food (Picnic Lunches Needed)
Some Personal Gear, Such As Hiking Boots/Back Pack/Etc

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