18/07/2019 UKSA 2019-12-02T00:00:00+00:00

UKSA Watersports Academy

  • Sector: hospitality travel, sport fitness
  • Level: 2
UKSA Watersports Academy

This listing has expired

Train to be a Watersports Instructor and work for UKSA. The Watersports Academy is aimed at young adults, aged 18-25 and offers students who complete the programme an opportunity of a role with UKSA, in Cowes on completion.

Only 12 places are being offered to train to become a dinghy sailing, stand-up paddleboarding and windsurfing instructor. You will also gain your paddlesport instructor and FSRT training over the 11-week course.

On completion of the scheme, successful graduates will be employed for two seasons (April-September) at UKSA with a chance to extend this over the winter.


  • Aged 18-25 and have:
  • A desire to pursue a career in the Watersports industry
  • Previous experience in watersports is desirable but not essential
  • Customer service experience is desirable
  • Successful interview at UKSA

All-inclusive training:

Training at UKSA is all-inclusive with no hidden extras. Course fees include all training, food and accommodation, 1:1 mentoring, examinations, certification, logbooks and internet access for the duration of your course.

While on site you can take advantage of our indoor heated swimming pool, bar and study areas.

With yearly intakes, UKSA’s next UKSA Watersports Academy commences in November 2019 in Cowes, Isle of Wight.

About the provider

UKSA is a youth charity and maritime training provider based in Cowes, Isle of Wight – the heart of the yachting world. We offer truly transformational opportunities for young people through sailing and watersports. If you’re considering a career in yachting or watersports, we will have a course to suit you, whether you are an entry-level novice or a professional looking to top up your training and qualifications.

UKSA offer the very best professional maritime training courses alongside youth development programmes to transform young people’s lives. We don’t just offer certification and training, as a youth charity we can offer that bit extra and make sure we really look after our young people. While on site you can take advantage of our indoor heated swimming pool, bar and study areas. We have a fantastic fleet, a waterfront campus, inspirational instructors and great facilities.

Stop searching, be found! With the new CareerMap CV Library REGISTER YOUR CV
Stop searching and be found with the new Careermap CV Library