Get the right skills!

Are you passionate about the great outdoors with an unrestrainable need for adventure? If so, here is an opportunity to develop skills in a wide range of adventure sports that will lead to becoming a professional outdoor instructor.

“I have enjoyed every minute of the course.  It has cemented my love for the outdoors and convinced me that i would like to work in the industry.  I would recommend the course to anyone who wants to get into the outdoor industry.” Tom Ogg, 2016/17

Active have successfully trained instructors for 17 years and have a proven track record of delivering highly competent professionals to the outdoor industry.

If you would like to make this breakthrough our 4 & 5 month courses offer the widest range of activities and NGB qualifications on the market. A comprehensive range of adventure activities; canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, white water rafting, mountain & expedition skills, canyoning, skiing & snowboarding (in Colorado), duckies, SUP as well as first aid, coaching and leadership.

“The coaches & staff bring a great level of professionalism & knowledge to the table.  If you want a fun but fulfilling five months with the opportunity to work hard, play hard & meet some great people then i cannot recomeend this course enough” Seb, From Bristol, 2016/17

To crown it all, the course is based in the spectacular Cairngorms National Park in the heart of the Scottish Highlands- world class adventures on your doorstep.

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4 Month Instructor Training Course (July-Nov)

  • Gain a wide variety of National Governing Body (NGB) qualifications
  • Main focus on water & mountain sports as well as expeditions.
  • Options to train abroad

5 Month Instructor Training Course (October - March)

  • No fewer than 12 adventure sports
  • Three weeks rock climbing and hill walking in Spain
  • Two weeks snowsports training in Colorado, USA.