Learn essential skills to deliver coasteering
Duration: 2 days
Equip yourself with the skills to enter the world of commercial coasteering
Location: Newquay Activity Centre HQ, Towan Beach
Coasteering is the ultimate way to get hands-on with our rugged coastal landscape. Enhance your skills by enrolling on this course and be trained by the UK and Irelands most experienced providers at Newquay Activity Centre.
2018 Course Dates
May 21st – 22nd
October 18th -19th
Prepare for the commercial world of coasteering
This course provides extensive instruction from our highly experienced team of industry experts, to fully equip you for the world of commercial coasteering. A combination of mountaineering and coastal orienteering, coasteering is a growing pursuit that involves exploring the inter-tidal zone between high and low tides. As a coasteer guide you’ll be responsible for teaching both water and land based skills, establishing the route and assessing varying weather and swell conditions.
This course is run in accordance with the National Coasteering Charter (NCC) guidelines and the National Water Safety Forum’s best practice guidance. They will equip you with the essential skills to confidently enter the world of commercial coasteering.
The course will cover group leadership, managing a group, delivering a safety brief, route planning, rescue, incident management as well as coasteering specific first aid and basic life support. On successful completion candidates will be equipped with the essential skills and knowledge that combined with site-specific training, enable them to confidently run coasteering sessions.
This course also includes membership to Surf lifesaving Great Britain (SLSGB) and Level 1 Emergency First Aid valid for 2 years.
In addition, upon completion of this course, we guarantee you an interview and shadowing hours at Cornwall’s leading coasteering provider, as well as, individualised career development plans.
- 16+ years old
- Confident water skills and experience
- Confidently swim 200m in open water
- Prior leadership experience
- Recognised lifesaving qualification (preferred but not essential)
Newquay Activity Centre in Cornwall is a certified ISA and Surfing England Centre of Excellence and NVBLQ Training Centre. This means you’re guaranteed the highest level of tuition in the industry.
So drop us a line or give our team a call and we’ll sort you out, proper job! Call 01637 877722, lines open from 8am-10pm.
Safety and equipment brief and delivery
Safety and rescue
Basic life support
Normal Operating Procedures and Emergency action plans (Full course outline on enquiry)
Level 1 First Aid Certificate
Discount card for apres surf food/drink and the Rip Curl shop (15%)