A Unique and Fulfilling Gap Year Experience
What is Firm Foundations?
We run a highly successful gap year programme called Firm Foundations, the course is completely free and a great introduction to the outdoor industry or a challenging year out. Firm Foundations provides a unique opportunity to gain the following qualifications free of charge.
During the year you will learn various skills and be trained to run many different activities for schools and visitors of our activity centres. You will gain industry standard qualifications which will allow you to progress in the outdoor adventure industry.
Learn more about our activity centres.
What qualifications will I get?
- Archery Instructor Award (Archery GB)
- Paddle Explore (British Canoeing)
- Paddle Sports Instructor (British Canoeing)
- Fencing Core Coach (British Fencing Association)
- Foundation Safety & Rescue Training (British Canoeing)
- Power Boat Level 2
- Level 1 & 2 Sailing (RYA)
- 16 Hour First Aid – Emergency First Aid + AED Training (Rescue Emergency Care)
PLUS £150 to put towards any other qualifications you are interested in.
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