Looking for a career on the water? Train to be a Watersports Instructor.

With UKSA trained instructors in high demand, training to becoming a watersports instructor offers a rewarding career in stunning locations around the world. Thanks to our connections in the industry, UKSA graduates are guaranteed interviews with top employers like Neilson, Mark Warner and Ocean Elements.

It’s a lifestyle as well as a career where you get to teach the sports that you love all over the world. Being a watersports instructor offers job satisfaction and career progression and an amazing tan!

Did you know? UKSA Watersports graduates are working all over the world, chasing the sun from Greece to the Maldives.

Which course is right for me?

Kickstart  A two-week course that covers the basics in dinghy sailing, windsurfing and stand up paddle boarding. It is the ideal beginner or as a refresher course if you are booking on to our Watersports Instructor Training course.

Watersports Instructor Training  This industry leading training course will qualify you as an instructor in the following disciplines; RYA dinghy sailing, BCU kayaking, BSUPA stand up paddleboarding and RYA windsurfing. You will also gain your Powerboat Level 2 qualification.

Watersports Instructor Development Develop your advanced coaching and instructional skills thanks to our expert training and mentoring from our senior instructors.

Watersports Instructor Training for Neilson  We have been selected by Neilson, leading specialists in active holidays, to deliver a bespoke part-funded Watersports Instructor Training course. Upon successful completion of the scheme you will be guaranteed employment for two seasons at a Neilson resort in Greece, Sardinia or Croatia. The cost to you? £1,000!

Summer Instructor Training  Run during the UK summer holidays this is a great option for sixth form or university students looking to use their summer holidays to train, gain transferrable skills and in-demand Watersports Instructor Training qualifications in two disciplines.

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