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Trainee Activity Instructor

Horizon Activity & Education Centres

West Coast of Ireland

Diverse leadership training and experience includes full training + free food and accommodation


Summer Season - until August / Mid August



Gap year? Career change? Looking for a first job in outdoor or activity leadership? Do you wish to benefit from a CV enhancing NVQ qualification and the experience it takes to qualify?

Time is precious; choose Horizon Activity & Education Centres to learn, grow and develop whilst gaining FREE access to our high quality NVQ Level 2 with Edexcel in Activity Leadership. No experience required!

We can offer you REAL instructing experience with a very wide variety of groups. Our training also includes wider soft skills involved in leading and instructing such as: how to motivate your client group, self-reflection and evaluation, positive mental attitude, solutions focused training, application of positive language in delivery as well as the staple activities such as: high ropes, zip line, kayaking, canoeing, surfing, filler games, IE’s, archery, quads fencing, team games and sports.

We are the only company to offer this exciting package on the beautiful west coast of Ireland. With first class facilities and a non-stop training schedule, meet like-minded people, challenge yourself and help other people enjoy themselves whilst having fun in a supportive and structured environment.

Training Allowance of 50 euro per week is paid while on camp placement in July


Commencing early April 

No experience necessary - full training provided!

Police / Gardai clearance documentation essential before starting course

Apply online today! Limited places!

‘Learning by Doing’ as opposed to books or lecture
Our NVQ Programme is the perfect starting point for you if you’re considering a career in the outdoor, leisure or education industries. Not only will you gain invaluable and amazing experience that will prepare you for your future career but you will also achieve a NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership awarded by Edexcel
No experience is necessary, just a passion for wanting to work with young people and inspire them to learn in the outdoors. You’ll need plenty of energy, commitment and enthusiasm as well as the ability to confidently communicate
Application Criteria
  • 17 years or over
  • Resident of the EU for the past 3 years
  • Basic level of literacy
  • Valid & up to date Enhanced CRB if applying from the UK
  • We complete Garda Vetting for Irish citizens
  • Enthusiasm & willingness to learn!