Make the most of your Gap year on an Adventure Training Course with Active.
If you’re an outdoor enthusiast looking for a summer of adventure, look no further, this course gives you a wide range of adventure activities.
The course is based at Craigower Lodge Outdoor Centre in the Scottish Highlands. On our doorstep we have access to some of Scotland’s finest mountains, rivers and lochs. It’s the perfect place to explore, challenge yourself and develop your outdoor skills. Our team of highly experienced Instructor’s will ensure you have some great outdoor adventures.
The aim of this 10 week course is to introduce you to a wide range of adventurous activities or to develop existing outdoor skills to a standard where you could gain a variety of Instructor Awards.
The course will equip you with a range of skills that will give you the confidence to venture into wild & remote places. The course is aimed at people of all ages from 17-25 year olds who have love adventures in the great outdoors. You will be a highly motivated and physically fit person prepared for the challenges this course will present to you.
This course will give you a fantastic summer full of adventure and discovery it can also be your first step towards a career in the outdoors which is a great way of travelling and seeing the world. Whatever you get from this amazing experience it will have significant impact on your life.
Activities and possible outcomes from the 10 week Adventure Training Course
|Activities||Probable qualification outcomes|
|Rock Climbing||Single Pitch Award (SPA) Training or Assessment*|
|Canoeing||British Canoe Union (BCU) 2 Star test + UKCC Level 1|
|River Kayaking||British Canoe Union (BCU) 2 Star test + UKCC Level 1|
|Sea Kayaking||British Canoe Union (BCU) 2 Star test + UKCC Level 1|
|Canyoning||Active Training Award- (No NGB for this sport)|
|White Water Rafting||Raft Guide Training – Great preparation to become a raft guide|
|Mountain Biking||Trail Cycle Leader Award|
|Expedition Training||Expeditions on foot, canoe, kayak & mountain bike|
|First Aid||2 Day Outdoor First Aid Award|
|Hill Walking||Training and Quality Mountain days counting towards Summer Mountain Leader|
|2012 Active GAP Adventure Training Course||10 weeks||Starts July 10th 2012||n/a||£3,795|