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Why Choose Live the Adventure?

There are so many reasons to choose Live the Adventure’s 9 week Outdoor Instructor Academy 9 week outdoor pursuits instructor training course:

•  The quality, experience, and vision of the course director, Anthony Eddies-Davies, who has spent over half a lifetime (more than 25 years) working at the top of his game in worldwide adventure travel, expedition leadership, outdoor education and as a technical advisor to the industry.

•  Anthony’s exemplary skills and unique experiences have shaped the Outdoor Instructor Academy curriculum to ensure the fast track programme effectively teaches you the broadest range of skills most relevant and desirable in the outdoor industry today. Participating in our outdoor pursuits instructor training means you are learning from one of the most experienced expedition leaders in the world.

•  We share with you a global perspective on outdoor careers advise with contacts across the world and in the UK through which to pursue your career as an outdoor instructor.

•  A family business built on solid foundations – the Old Vicarage Centre has hosted outdoor residential groups for over 30 years, offering one of the largest range of water and land based activities in the UK from our 30 acre site.  This in turn provides our Outdoor Instructor Academy students with great opportunities to experience different learning environments and teaching styles with all ages and abilities.

•  You will be taught by a team that train the trainers in many aspects of the Outdoor Industry.

•  No hidden extras – the £5000.00 for the 9 week entry level course, the £3050.00 for the 6 week advanced academy and the £7750.00 for the 14 week combined course includes accommodation & food throughout. This figure includes everything you need for your stay apart from your personal membership fees to governing bodies which you may or may not already have. The only extra money you will then need is for a few drinks at the local award winning Fighting Cocks pub!

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•  Stunning rural location in the heart of England with fantastic facilities less than a 30 minute drive from the centre including an extensive range of climbing walls throughout the Midlands.  With Snowdonia National Park and the Brecon Beacons only an hours drive away – there are lots of opportunities to practice your new skills with the team. On-site centre lake for canoeing & kayaking.

•  Fully equipped kit store – all equipment supplied and inclusive for your use during the outdoor instructor training course.

Live the Adventure also train international river guides and expedition leaders and run an International River Guide Training course annually in the Himalayas and also train in country guides in river safety by request from Tourist Boards and local adventure tourism companies.

Good quality, home cooked food produced by the centre’s dedicated chef.

• Small numbers, low ratio outdoor instructor training ensuring the best possible pass rates and personal development.

Click to download what Live the Adventure offer in comparison to other outdoor instructor courses and to find out more about any of our Outdoor Instructor Academy courses, contact us today!