UKSA is a youth charity offering transformational opportunities for young people through sailing and watersports. We focus on three areas: personal development, schools and group visits, and professional maritime training. We are based in Cowes, Isle of Wight - the heart of the yachting world.
Watersports Instructor Traineeship:
This intense programme is designed to enable immediate employment into the watersports industry. Students work towards instructor qualifications in four key disciplines; Windsurfing, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Dinghy Sailing and Kayaking
Entry requirements (16-18year olds):
4 GCSE’s 9-4 (A*C) including English and Maths
Interest or experience in watersports or outdoor education
Successful interview on selection day
You will be supported with careers and employment advice via industry guidance sessions. These will assist with job searches, the recruitment process, CV development and covering letters. Students will have access to the UKSA online job service and our network of worldwide contacts within the industry.
Duration: 26 weeks
Successful completion of the traineeship will prepare you for direct employment in the watersports industry.
Call our dedicated course advisors on 01983 203038.