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  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
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Outdoor Instructor Traineeship
Outdoor Instructor Traineeship
Rockley Watersports
Watersports courses (Kayaking, Sailing, Windsurfing)
March to May 2020
Fully Funded for 16 -18 year olds

Full support and mentoring
Support In Place:
16 - 18
Age limit:

The Rockley Traineeship is a bespoke programme designed for those students aged 16 -18 yrs who are not currently in education, employment or training. The programme runs for 12 weeks and is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to work in the sports industry. 

Is this for you ?

The Traineeship is structured over 5 days and consists of an excellend blend of Education, Instructor Training and Work Experience providing crucial employability and work related skills. This programme is a fast track route into the watersports industry with guarenteeed suppor and guiance to potentially gain a job with Rockley or go on to further education or training with the company.

Am I Eligible ?

  • You must be 16 - 18 years of age. 
  • You must be committed to complete the full 12 weeks of the Traineeship. 
  • Little or no Work Experience.
  • You must attend an interview and a selection day. 

About the Course

  • 12 Weeks Traineship based at Rockley Point, Poole.
  • Watersports Instructor development training - sailing, windsurfing, paddleboarding and paddlesports.
  • Personal development workshops - eg. job applications, CV writing. 
  • Work Experience - As part of your work placement you will be required to shadow and assist in the delivery of instruction to children. 
  • Functional skills in English & Maths. 
  • Guarenteed interview and exit route plan in to further training or employment. 

Whats in it for you ?

  • You will be trained by some o the most highly regarded RYA Coaches in the industry. 
  • Our course trains you in a variety of disciplines and introduces you to internationally recognised qualifications that allow you to work world wide in watersports. 
  • Spectacular Poole Harbour offers the ideal training location. 
  • You will work hard nut we also like to ensure that you have a great time doing something that you love.