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Enjoy sports? Ever tried adventure sports – kayaking, hiking, mountain biking?

Do you want to develop skills and obtain the qualifications to work as an outdoor instructor? Then this challenging 40 week full time course may be for you.  The course is based in Co. Limerick.  A typical week sees participants go mountain biking in the Ballyhoura trails, hill walking in the Galtees, Knockmeldowns or Comeraghs or kayaking on Lough Gur or the Lower Shannon.  The course is run by Ballyhoura Development Ltd in association with Limerick/Clare ETB.

To qualify for the course, you must have an interest in sport and an ambition to work in the outdoors.  The course will begin in August 2015. Applicants should be over 16 years.

Mountain Bike Leader(TCL)

Mountain Skills 1 & 2

Level 1 Kayak Instructor

Work Placement 

First Aid

Leave No Trace Awards

National Powerboat Cert

FETAC Level 4/5 Modules in:

  • Adventure Activities  Outdoor Leadership & Safety, Kayak Instruction Skills
  • Outdoor Recreation, Powerboating, Communications
  • Work Experience, Occupational First Aid
  • Team Working, Canoeing Skills

For Further information or to apply contact:

Ballyhoura Development Ltd

Tel:063-205170 or

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