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Fast Track

We offer a 2-month all inclusive instructor training package. This intense program is aimed at individuals who are interested in creating a niche in the outdoor market. The fast track program is designed to enable access into the industry with detailed tuition on both the instructional and the business aspects of creating and running your own activity provider company.

The intensive course covers the syllabus for two UK based national governing body awards: summer ML and SPA.
A minimum of 12 months walking and climbing is required. Participants must be physically and mentally prepared for the challenge, as achieving these qualifications is hard work.
During the two months, you will cover the syllabus for both awards, and achieve the required experience to undertake the recognised training for both qualifications.  We will travel the length of the country, visiting a variety of locations for each activity- providing experience in various terrain and conditions, and on different rock types to build a varied portfolio for your logbook. A big part of the experience required for ML involves camp craft and being able to look after yourself and a group overnight in the mountains- therefore a good portion of the course will be spent wild camping and using camp sites where appropriate.
Throughout the course you will be working on your own skills and reviewing your group work performance, not doing work experience at a centre with occasional opportunities for personal development!

The course includes a relevant first aid qualification for outdoor instruction. All candidates, dependent on commitment and individual ability, will undergo both National Governing Body training courses before the completion of the course. Both training courses are included in the price structure.

A key hurdle for all pre-outdoor instructors is obtaining group work experience. We facilitate this as we visit different locations throughout the UK, Using local groups of all ages and abilities we combine log book experience with an insight into the soft skills necessary to develop great outdoor instructors. Furthermore we give an insight into what future clients expect from a new business within the industry and how best to approach various niches within the market.


Starting at 3,500 per candidateTrekking to the

Course Provision

  • Food
  • Accommodation
  • Transport
  • All Camping, Climbing and walking Equipment
  • Full supervision and training
  • Group log book experience
  • Insurance
  • First Aid courses
  • Business support networks
  • Support and Registration guidance.


We now also provide caving within this package. This will allow you to gain all the knowledge and experience to gain a qualification in a great and expanding aspect of outdoor tuition.
Caving in at least 3 of the major areas in the UK will be covered and the level of experience will go well beyond that needed to become a level 1 caving instructor but will set you on your way to becoming a level 2 caving instructor.

To get more information on this addition please contact us for details and costs.

Course Dates ML and SPA:

  • 30th Jan - 30th March
  • 30th July - 30th September
  • 28th jan - 29th March
  • 29th July 28th September


Please contact us for more information.

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