Professional Instructor Training course

Location: Stithians Lake, West Cornwall.
Date Posted: 15/5/2020
South West Lakes Trust
Lidn Park, Quarry Crescent
Pennygillam Industrial Estate
PL15 7PF
Tel 01566 771930


Professional Instructor Training course

Start/end date/duration Early October – March.

Cost: £3500 with instalments available. £500 deposit to reserve a space.
Accommodation: No accommodation to keep fees low, but we can help recommend places.

Company summary
Our centre team has a huge combined experience of working in the industry both in the UK and abroad. You will be taught by senior instructors who have worked their way up from junior participants in the various activities to becoming instructors, senior instructors, chief instructors and centre managers.

Typical day in the course
You will develop instructor skills at a live activity centre, supported by experienced professional instructors, giving you a rounded understanding of the operations behind running watersports activites.

Typical hours on-site are 09:00-16:30 Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Who we are looking for
This course is aimed at people who would like to get into the outdoor industry, specifically watersports. The minimum age to participate on this course is 18 and there really is no upper age limit. So, if you are looking for a career change or you are just starting out on your carer journey this course is perfect.

The prerequisites for this course are the following qualifications or equivalent experience.
RYA Start Sailing
RYA Start Windsurfing
Some basic kayak and SUP skills

If you don’t have the above, don’t worry we can offer these for a special price before the start of the course. If you are not local to us there are lots of centres around the UK where you can complete this training.

What we can offer
BC Paddle sport Instructor
RYA Start Windsurf Instructor
RYA Dinghy Instructor

Contact details
Please call 01566771930 for more information or email

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