Adventure Plus run ongoing training courses for our staff and GAP team to ensure that we provide the highest levels of safety and instruction for the young people we work with. Whether internal or external, we often have additional spaces available to offer to members of the public who wish to upskill in Adventure Education.
These courses take place year-round, so for availability, please email our training coordinator, Graham.
BCU Registered Qualification
We offer a variety of paddlesport qualifications. More details below.
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Safety and Rescue Course
This course, designed for paddlers irrespective of their chosen craft, introduces and explores simple strategies and safe skills to provide paddlers with the tools to solve common paddling issues in a sheltered water environment. You can enrol on this course for £175.
Enrol in this BCU-recognised course for £225. Acquire the necessary skills to run paddlesport sessions within the safety management of clubs, centres or other organisations, in very sheltered water environments. Please note that BCU registration is not included in this course.
Get ready to work towards achieving your MIAS level 1 in mountain biking.
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Gain the necessary skills to lead low-level, non-technical group rides. Our 2-day course covers various topics including maintenance, group management and safety, route planning, navigation and on-road/off-road good practice. Come prepared to learn and have fun while expanding your mountain bike handling skills.
Learn all the necessary skills required to lead a beginner archery session.
More about Archery
Enrol in this course to learn all the necessary skills and safety protocols required to safely run an Adventure Plus archery session. The course fee is £85.
Safe belay instruction, wall leader assessment and rock climbing coaching
More about Climbing
Safe Belay Instruction
We offer Safe Belay training and assessment for volunteers who wish to assist with Adventure Plus climbing wall sessions. The course fee is only £25.
Wall Leader Assessment
This course enables volunteers to set up and run an Adventure Plus climbing wall session. Please note that ‘Safe Belay’ experience is a prerequisite for this training and assessment. The course fee is £50.
Rock Climbing Coaching
Join us for an introduction to outdoor rock climbing, and learn the fundamentals of outdoor climbing in stunning locations.
Sports Leader Qualifications
Lowland Expedition Leadership (Level 3) and Mountain Skills coaching.
More about Expeditions
Lowland Expedition Leadership
Adventure Plus offers training for individuals who wish to lead groups on walking expeditions. The program is based at Adventure Plus and includes an external expedition. Don’t miss this opportunity to develop your expedition leadership skills and get out there and lead others in the great outdoors!
Mountain Skills Coaching
Experience hiking and navigation in a wild mountainous region with our qualified instructors. This introductory-level course will test and develop your hiking and navigation skills while exploring some beautiful UK scenery. The course fee is £175.
Comprehensive bushcraft training to lead a beginner’s bushcraft session.
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Adventure Plus offers comprehensive bushcraft safety and skills course. Participants will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to lead an introductory bushcraft session. The course fee is £165. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your outdoor skills and share your knowledge with others.
A comprehensive course to equip you to safely instruct beginners in fencing.
More about Fencing
Adventure Plus offers a comprehensive course that equips you with the necessary skills to safely run a beginner’s fencing session. Learn about the fundamentals of fencing, safety protocols, and instructional techniques, including some fun games. Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your skill set and share your passion for fencing with others.
Remote First Aid
16-hour Remote First Aid training, emphasis on outdoor scenarios.
More about First Aid
Join us for a 16-hour Remote First Aid training weekend, with an emphasis on typical outdoor scenarios. The course encourages participants to practice their skills outdoors, developing their confidence in providing First Aid in remote outdoor settings, whatever the weather.
Canoeing or Kayaking on whitewater in a nationally recognised course
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Canoe Whitewater Leader
This BCU- recognised course is aimed at confident and competent canoeists who wish to lead groups of canoes on whitewater. The course fee is £175. Please note that BCU registration is not included in this course.
Kayak Whitewater Leader
If you’re a competent and confident kayaker looking to lead paddlers on Grade 2 (3) white water rivers, this BCU-recognised course is for you. The course fee is £175. Please note that BCU registration is not included in this course.
Introduction to outdoor rock climbing
New dates coming soon
Join us for an introduction to outdoor rock climbing in Symonds Yat. This is an unmissable opportunity to learn the fundamentals of outdoor rock climbing in a stunning location. Adult course £175 for the weekend. For more info email our training leader Graham.
Introduction to Sea Kayaking
Always wanted to Kayak at sea?
Join us for a weekend of sea kayaking and wild camping along the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast. Campfire dinners and open water! What more could you want?
For this course proficiency in kayaking is essential and the ability to roll is desirable.
For more info email Graham.