Lychee Scheme


The ultimate Outdoor Instructor Training Course/Gap year experience with a difference!!
You will…

  • Gain excellent personal skills in many outdoor activities provided by specialist qualified instructors.
  • First hand experience with groups of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Travel all over the UK and Europe and have the opportunity to go to all over the world.
  • Gain many National Governing Body qualifications including UCAS points.

The scheme is run between 3 to 12 months and costing from £2800 to £6800, accommodation can be provided to make the course fully residential.
The Course is designed to each persons own requirements and a full detailed programme will be tailored to each individual. Limited places available and only 8 participants at any one time. Based in Devon and our South East Adventure Centre.

This is an exciting programme aimed at anyone with a passion for the outdoors and limitless enthusiasm to develop personally whilst inspiring others. During the scheme, which is perfect for a challenging and rewarding gap year experience, trainee instructors will have the opportunity to acquire and advance their techniques, leadership skills and understanding of many outdoor activities. 

The scheme will be;

Safe - In any outdoor activity the safety of all involved is paramount. During the trainee instructor scheme you will learn techniques to ensure personal safety and the safety of others in a range of different situations. Theory and practical skills will be taught in depth to provide all trainees with the confidence to run many outdoor activities safely.

Fun – Dynamic Adventures are experts at having fun in the great outdoors and we will encourage all our trainees to feel confident and happy in all that we do.  The dynamic diversity of the programme offers exciting experiences in a variety of stunning locations.

Flexible - Outdoor instructors need to be able to think on their feet. Trainees will learn the skills required to construct a successful session independently, making responsible decisions in view of the group and the activity. The trainee instructor scheme itself is flexible and tailored to suit each individual trainee, taking into account their interests, goals and previous experience. Dynamic are fortunate to work with a large variety of clients, in a large variety of locations in the UK and abroad, making every day an exciting challenge.

Inspiring – The team of highly experienced and qualified staff who are themselves passionate about the power of Outdoor Activities will run the course and their enthusiasm is completely inspiring.

“What lies beyond us and what lies behind us is nothing compared to what lies within us” Sir Ralph Waldo Emerson

Regular contact with the company directors ensures that trainees maintain their enthusiasm and continually develop into a safe, fun, flexible and inspiring outdoor instructor.

This scheme is ideal for young people planning on taking a gap year or those who wish to make a career change.  Does this adventure appeal to you?

Every trainee instructor is different. Dynamic Adventures recognises this and the scheme is therefore adapted so that each individual finds the programme as enjoyable and rewarding as possible. Each trainee will have a personal calendar, which will include information on all their locations, expeditions and training throughout the course and will be tailored to their individual needs and previous experience.

Alongside one-to-one training with highly experienced and qualified Dynamic Adventures staff, the scheme will cover wide-ranging National Governing Body (NGB) qualifications including:

  • Level 3 Award in Basic Expedition Leadership (formerly known as BELA) now with UCAS points
  • Adventure First Aid, First Aid at work
  • Kayak 1*/2*/3*, working towards level 2 coach
  • Open Canoe 1*/2*/3*, working towards level 2 coach
  • Summer Mountain Leader Award
  • Single Pitch Award (Climbing)
  • NICS National Indoor climbing scheme Bronze, Silver and Gold
  • Archery
  • RYA Sailing Awards
  • Power Boating
  • Winter Skills
  • NNAS National Navigation Award Scheme
  • MIAS Mountain Bike instructor level 1,2,3
  • Apprenticeship available with day release to college

The programme will also provide amazing opportunities for travel and adventure across the UK and a multitude of international experience through regular, exciting trips to areas such as Iceland, Slovenia, Corsica, Switzerland, Spain, Peru, Costa Rica, Borneo, and for 2012 Canada and many more.

For more information or if you are interesed in becoming a Lychee then please get in contact.

We tailor make each programme so that you get the best out of your experience.



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