The Adventure Academy is the training branch of Adventure Activities UK, where we offer some of the best instructor, coach and guide training programmes and courses available in the UK. We are experts in the outdoors and our courses and programmes reflect the experience our staff team have delivering to real people. Our team work across the UK and further afield providing what we teach; we are not just trainers we are experienced practitioners.

Adventure Activities UK are the UK’s ‘REAL’ Outdoor Adventure specialist – We’re known as one of the most innovative and inspiring adventure activity companies. We’ve been running activities across the UK for over 20 years. Amongst other things we have led the development of the use of SOT kayaks and SUPs in the UK.

Our Instructor Training courses are run by well known and very experienced coach and instructor trainers who have many years delivery behind them, training many of the instructors running coach training and instructor training courses in the UK. Our team have led the development of many awards that are in common use in the UK. Take a look at the ‘why the adventure academy‘ for more details. Find out more about the staff team on our ‘about us‘ page to see who we are, why and how we do what we do.

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Most Popular Courses

BC 4* Canoe Training

“Successful performance at 4 Star Leadership Assessment level indicates a
3 days
South Wales

MT Lowland Leader Training

Mountain Training Lowland Leader Award Training The Lowland Leader award
2 days
Tapnell, IOW

WSA Coastal SOT Leader

WSA Coastal SOT Leader Award Training The WSA Sit-on-Top Coastal
2 days
Freshwater, IOW

UKCC Level 2 Coach

British Canoeing Level 2 in Coaching Paddlesport As a qualified
4 days
Redhill, Surrey

BC 3* Sea Kayak - Hastings

British Canoeing 3* Sea Kayak - Hastings The Sussex coastline is really
2 days
Hastings, Sussex

RLSS Water Safety

RLSS Water Safety Management Level 1, 2 and 3 This
2 days
Freshwater, IOW

BC 4* Sea Training

British Canoeing 4* Sea Kayak Training The IOW is the only
2 days
IOW

Adventure Guide

Adventure Guide Training Programme This programme will develop you as
4 Months
Devon, IOW, Pembrokeshire

REC L2 First Aid

Rescue Emergency Care L2 First Aid We run a full
2 days
IOW

UKCC Level 1 Coach

UKCC Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Paddlesport The Level 1
4 days
Redhill, Surrey

BC 4* Sea Assessment

British Canoeing 4* Sea Kayak Assessment The assessment will include
2 days
IOW

BC 3* Sea Kayak - IOW

British Canoeing 3* Sea Kayak - Isle of Wight The
2 days
Freshwater, IOW

BC SUP Module

British Canoeing SUP Foundation Module The BCU SUP Discipline Supporting
6 hours
Chichester, Sussex

MWE Training - Sea Kayak

British Canoeing Moderate Water Endorsement Training - Sea Kayak This
2 days
IOW
Outdoor First Aid Course

REC L2 First Aid

Rescue Emergency Care L2 First Aid We run a full range of Rescue Emergency Care courses; these courses are ideal for those who need first aid training relevant to working outdoors away from immediate help such as tree surgeons, outdoor adventure guides, instructors and sports coaches. Our REC courses are delivered by trainers who are extremely experienced of working, guiding and teaching
per person
2 days
IOW
16+
Train as an outdoor instructor

MWE Training - Sea Kayak

British Canoeing Moderate Water Endorsement Training - Sea Kayak This two-day course is designed to provide the relevant training for BC/UKCC level 2 coaching behaviours in a moderate water environment. It will cover Sea Kayak TTPP coaching strategies,observation and analysis and practice structures along with many varied practical applications to facilitate candidates to transfer their BC/UKCC level 2 coaching knowledge into a discipline
per person
2 days
IOW
18+
British Canoeing 3 Star Sea Kayak

BC 3* Sea Kayak - IOW

British Canoeing 3* Sea Kayak - Isle of Wight The Isle of Wight has an incredibly varied coast line, from the multitude of sheltered bays to the caves and stacks of Freshwater cliffs to the exposure of the tidal race at St Catherine point and of course the well known views of the Needles. The Isle of Wight offers varied
per person
2 days
Freshwater, IOW
16+
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BC 4* Sea Training

British Canoeing 4* Sea Kayak Training The IOW is the only place in the South and South East where you can do this course without spending half the day driving to different venues across the South; the IOW has it all, and within minutes of our base. We have surf beaches, rocky coastlines, great rock hopping and caves, and we also
per person
2 days
IOW
18+
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BC 3* Sea Kayak - Hastings

British Canoeing 3* Sea Kayak - Hastings The Sussex coastline is really varied. The 3* award could be your first step into Sea Kayaking; we will make sure that your development is the best that it can be. Course aims This course will spend time looking at equipment, different types of boat and the paddle skills needed to get you started in the
per person
2 days
Hastings, Sussex
16+

 

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