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Instructor Training Courses

Find Our Courses Dates, Prices and Locations Below.

Coasteering Guide Training, Stand Up Paddle Board Instructor Awards, Beach Lifeguard Awards, Sit On Top Kayak Instructor, First Aid training and Certification, Please call us on 07891264342 to Book a Course now..

All of the Below Courses are based at our Newquay Branch. We can provide accomodation if necessary please enquire for details.

We can Run any of these courses as Bespoke in any location around the UK, Europe and Worldwid.

WSA Stand Up Paddle Boarding Instructor awards

Course  & DurationDate - LocationPrerequisiteBook Now

SUP Safety and Rescue

1 Day

3rd & 13th March

15th April

15th May

15th June

2017 - Newquay, Cornwall.

Age - 16+   Must have valid first aid certificate & be able to swim and SUP

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£100

SUP Foundation Instructor

2 Days

 4-5th March

13-15th march

16-17th April

16-17th May

16-17th June

2017 - Newquay, Cornwall.

 Age - 16+   Must have valid first aid certificate & be able to perform all basic Paddle strokes and have a good SUP base knowledge and level of ability.

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£280 includes membership and insurance

SUP Adventure Instructor

2 Days

5-6th April

2017 - Newquay, Cornwall

 Age - 16+   Must have valid first aid certificate & a competent open water Paddler

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£280 includes membership and insurance

WSA Coasteering Guide training

Course  & DurationDate - LocationPrerequisiteBook Now
Coasteering Guide Training Course - Four Days

7th - 10th March

16th - 19th March

8th - 11th April

10th - 13th May

9th - 12th June

1st 4th July

2017

Newquay,Cornwall.

Age - 16+   Must have valid 16hr first aid certificate, Coasteering experience & be able to swim over 400 m in open ocean

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£380 inc membership and insurance

Lead Coasteering Guide Award

2 days

 Age - 16+   Must have valid 16hr first aid certificate, Coasteering lead guiding 180 hrs in two regional locations

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£150

Coasteering First Aid

2 Days

11th March 2017 - Newquay, Cornwall

 Age - 16+

Ability to swim in open ocean

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£100

First Aid Courses

Course  & DurationDate - LocationPrerequisiteBook Now

First Aid at Work

3 Days

28,29,30th march

3,4,5th May

2017

Newquay, Cornwall.

Age - 16+

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£140

Emergency first Aid

1 day

 11th March

12th April

14th May

2017

Newquay, Cornwall.

 Age - 16+

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£50

Annual Refresher

1 Day

2017 - Newquay, Cornwall

 Age - 16+

in Date FAW Certificate

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£50

SLSGB Beach Lifeguard award

Course & DurationDate - LocationPrerequisiteBook Now

Surf Lifeguard

5 Days

21st - 26th March

25-30th April

25-30th May

25-30th June

2017 Newquay, Cornwall

Age 16+

Must be able to swim 16 lengths within 7min 30secs

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£250

Beach Lifeguard

5 days

21st - 26th March

2017

Newquay, Cornwall

Age 16+

Must be able to swim 16 lengths within 8 minutes

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£250

Surf Coach Safety and Rescue

5 Days

AS ABOVE

2017

Newquay, Cornwall

Age 16+

Must be able to swim 16 lengths within 9 minutes

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£250

Lifeguard Re-Qualification

3 Day

24th - 26th March

Newquay, Cornwall

SLSGB Lifeguard Award

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£150

First Aid at Work Certificate - Add on

1 day

27th March

Newquay, Cornwall

5 Day Lifeguard award Training

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£50

WSA Sit On Top Kayak Coastal Leader Award

Course  & DurationDate - LocationPrerequisiteBook Now

SOT Coastal Water Leader Award

2 days

2nd - 3rd April

2017

Newquay, Cornwall.

Age - 16+   Must have valid first aid certificate & be able to Kayak on the open ocean to a high level and have guiding experience

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£220

SOT Tidal Water Leader

2 Days

Newquay, Cornwall.  Age - 16+   Must have valid first aid certificate & be able to Kayak on the open ocean to a high level and have guiding experience ....

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£220

 

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Every year parents dread the inevitable summer holiday mantra of “I’m bored”, but we’ve made it our mission to ensure we have activities the whole family can enjoy to guaruntee that boredom simply isn’t an option.

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