Paid Trainee Outdoor Instructor

Location UK / Fermanagh

Job Type Fixed term contract

Salary See description

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1434563

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Paid Trainee Outdoor Instructor based in Lisnaskea


Paid Trainee Outdoor Instructor

SHARE Discovery Village’s Outdoor Course provides a year long, unique training opportunity where you get paid whilst you train.

This programme is the ideal gap-year for students & others looking to learn new skills, make new friends and bulk up their CV with qualifications.

The Outdoor Course starts in September, and runs through until the following August each year. SHARE will pay for your National Governing Body qualifications, take you on expeditions and training trips, provide sport mentoring and shadowing with senior instructors and you’ll gain real world experience working with and leading a varied array of groups.

SHARE will pay you a weekly allowance of £75 for the first six months as you train, and then increase to £125 during your six months of work experience. Trainees will also be provided with self-catering accommodation located just off the SHARE site and meals during working hours.

We would prefer applicants from Northern Ireland but will accept applications from elsewhere.

Opportunities to gain NGO qualifications in the following:

  • Sailing and Windsurfing RYA accredited schemes
  • RYA Powerboating certificate
  • Mountain Biking Cycling Scotland
  • Paddlesport Instructor
  • Paddlesport Leader Training and Assessment
  • FRST
  • Orienteering BOA
  • First Aid qualification
  • Archery Leader
  • OCNNI Level 2 Certificate in Youth Work Practice
  • Access NI Check
  • Extensive In-house training in all activities and facilities provided by SHARE
  • Leadership training
  • Training expeditions 

The Outdoor Course is the best way to start or develop your career in the outdoor industry. Not only does it provide you with a portfolio of qualifications, but real work experience which is crucial in securing future employment and a necessity for potential employers.

No previous experience or qualifications are required for the outdoor industry but an outgoing personality and an interest in working with people are desirable.

Outdoor Course applicants must be over 18 years of age for the course start date.