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Trainee Activity Instructor

  • Job Location

    Symonds Yat East, Wye Valley

  • Start date

    Mid March 2024

  • Duration

    October 2023

  • Job Benefits

    Good Apprenticeship wages + Free riverside accommodation + Ongoing training + Big discounts on equipment + Staff uniform


Plan your 2024 Summer here in the Beautiful Wye Valley, with Rapids, Cliffs and Caves on your doorstep!

Do you have a passion for outdoor adventure? Join us and become an Outdoor Activity Instructor!

If you’d like to develop a career in the outdoors, our “Outdoor Instructor Training Programme” could provide you with the ideal launch pad.

We run an intensive five-month training course where you will have the opportunity to gain a collection of National Governing Body Awards (NGB’s)
Weekly pay inline with Government Apprenticeships and performance bonuses
The course is designed to introduce you to a wide range of outdoor activities, help develop your practical and coaching skills, give you the understanding of equipment that is needed to work in the industry, push your limits and help to make you the best Outdoor Instructor that you can be.

You have the opportunity to gain the following:

  • Paddle sport Leader
  • Canoe Leader
  • Paddle sport Instructor
  • Canoe & Kayak Coach Sheltered Water)
  • BC FSRT (Foundation Safety and Rescue Training)
  • BC WWSR (White Water Safety and Rescue Training)
  • BC SUP Instructor award
  • 2 Day Outdoor specific First Aid Training

All of these qualifications are earned with hard work and dedication; none of them are handed to you on a plate.

We will also support you with access to vastly discounted equipment and outdoor clothing.

We work very closely with everyone who is on the course to give you all of the help and resources you need. The right candidate will have the potential to gain all of these qualifications.

If you are interested then please get in touch with us.


Who are we?

We are a family run company with a Level 5 Canoe & Kayak Coach for a director and 40+ years of paddling experience. We have a private riverside centre in a unique location and Grade 2 rapids on our doorstep.

We get immense satisfaction from seeing instructors progressing to being leaders in their fields.

Come meet us and let us show you around.



You must:

  • Be at least 17 years old
  • Have a passion for the outdoors
  • Have some experience of outdoor activities with scouting/guiding/ canoe or climbing clubs
  • self-motivated
  • Reasonably fit
  • Have a willingness to learn


About us

Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre is set in the beautiful Symonds Yat Gorge.

Surrounded by the placid waters of the River Wye and the breath-taking cliffs and woodlands of Symonds Yat Rock. One can undertake in an

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