Courses

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We have a range of courses available at our various different centres. Whether you are looking to gain more experience or learn to progress a hobby or line of work we have something for you.

Check out our brochures using the buttons below for a full breakdown of the courses and to find out what else is happening in our centres throughout the year!

All the courses and training events must be booked in advance. 

Courses at Astbury Watersports Centre:

Sailing Stages 1 & 2 (Ages 7-16)

All courses run from 9am – 5pm over two days and are £120pp. All kit and instruction is included.

 

To learn more check out our course brochure on pages 9 & 10: Astbury Brochure!

Sailing Stage 1:
  • Monday 24th & Tuesday 25th August 2020.
Sailing Stage 2:
  • Check back soon for 2021 courses!

 

Please Note: Candidates must hold Sailing Stage 1 to progress to Stage 2.

 

Sailing Levels 1 & 2 (Ages 16+)

All courses run from 9am – 5pm over two days and are £120pp. All kit and instruction is included.

 

To learn more check out our course brochure on pages 9 & 10: Astbury Brochure!

Sailing Level 1:
  • Thurs 20th & Fri 21st August 2020.
Sailing Level 1:
  • Check back soon for 2021 courses!

Please Note: Candidates must have completed Sailing Level 1 to progress to Level 2.

 

 

 

Paddle Awards

Whether you are a beginner or king of the high seas, the paddle awards will help you develop your skills and you can work your way towards achieving the new British Canoeing Paddle Awards.

 

The three stages to complete are Start, Discovery and Explore.

Any paddle craft can be used to complete the course and it accredited and certified by British Canoeing.

All courses run from 10am – 4pm and are suitable for ages 7+. Advanced booking is essential and all equipment and instruction is included for the amazing price of £60pp.

Dates:

  • Sat 26th September 2020

 

Courses at Trafford Watersports Centre:

Powerboat Level 2

This entry level award provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat. The course focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed and collision regulation.

 

All courses run for 2 days from 9am – 5pm and are £120pp. The course is suitable for ages 16+ and no previous experience is necessary.

Dates:

  • Tuesday 8th & Wednesday 9th September 2020
  • Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd October 2020
  • Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th November 2020
  • Tuesday 8th & Wednesday 9th December 2020

Note: The course allows you to go inland or on the coast and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly.

 

 

RYA Safety Boat

Participants must hold RYA Power Boat Level 2 Handling Certificate and should have basic knowledge of sailing boats and windsurfing. This course provides the skills required when acting as an escort raft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers, canoes or for racing and training activities. The course also includes rescue techniques and elements of race management.

 

The course runs for two days from 9am – 5pm and is £120pp. This course is suitable for 16+.

Dates:

  • Check back soon for 2021 courses!

 

Sailing Stages 1, 2, 3 & 4 (Ages 7-16)

All courses run from 9am – 5pm over two days and are £120pp. All kit and instruction is included.

 

To learn more check out our course brochure on pages 9 & 10: Trafford Brochure!

Sailing Stage 1:
  • Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27th August 2020.
  • Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st October 2020.

No previous sailing experience is required.

Sailing Stage 2:
  • Check back soon for 2021 courses!

Participants will need to of completed Stage 1.

Sailing Stage 3:
  • Check back soon for 2021 courses!

Participants will need to of completed Stages 1 & 2.

Sailing Stage 4:
  • Check back soon for 2021 courses!

Participants will need to of completed Stages 1, 2 & 3.

 

Sailing Levels 1, 2 & 3 (Ages 16+)

All courses run from 9am – 5pm over two days and are £120pp. All kit and instruction is included.

 

To learn more check out our course brochure on pages 9 & 10: Trafford Brochure!

Sailing Level 1:
  • Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th August 2020.
  • Thursday 13th & Friday 14th August 2020.

No previous sailing experience is necessary.

Sailing Level 2:
  • Check back soon for 2021 courses!

Participants must of completed Level 1.

Sailing Level 3:
  • Check back soon for 2021 courses!

Participants must of completed Levels 1 & 2.

 

Paddle Awards

Whether you are a beginner or king of the high seas, the paddle awards will help you develop your skills and you can work your way towards achieving the new British Canoeing Paddle Awards.

 

The three stages to complete are Start, Discovery and Explore.

Any paddle craft can be used to complete the course and it accredited and certified by British Canoeing.

All courses run from 10am – 4pm and are suitable for ages 7+. Advanced booking is essential and all equipment and instruction is included for the amazing price of £60pp.

Dates:

  • Saturday 15th August 2020.
  • Sunday 16th August 2020.
  • Saturday 10th October 2020.
  • Sunday 11th October 2020.

 

Courses at Underbank Activity Centre:

Bridge Abseil Day

Whether you are a beginner or just want a new challenge then our bridge abseil day is for you!

 

The challenge involved an 80 foot abseil over the arch at Millers Dale Bridgeof which 70 feet is free hanging above the river Wye.

No previous experience is required to take part and the meeting point is Millers Dale Train Station Car Park. There are two abseils per day with one starting at 10am and the second meeting at 1pm. The experience is £35pp and suitable for ages 7+.

Dates:

  • Saturday 7th November 2020.

 

Courses at Audley Climbing Centre:

Introduction to Outdoor Climbing

 

 

This experience has been designed for participants who are keen to climb or for climbers who have been climbing indoors but would like to try something a little different. This session will take place on natural rock, developing the climber’s confidence.

The course runs from 10am – 4pm at a price of £40pp and the course is suitable for ages 7+.

Dates:

  • Saturday 1st August 2020 – Windgather.
  • Sunday 9th August 2020 – Roaches Gate.
  • Saturday 15th August 2020 – Windgather.
  • Sunday 23rd August 2020 – Roaches Gate.
  • Saturday 12th September – Roaches Gate.
  • Sunday 13th September 2020 – Roaches Gate.

 

Children's 6 Week Climbing Courses & NICAS

 

Our six week climbing courses include full instruction and your children can work their way through our in house qualifications and then move onto NICAS. We have multiple times available and courses that run daily throughout the week so there is sure to be a time to fit in with your busy schedules!

For more information check out our dedicated page to our six week climbing courses & NICAS here!

 

 

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