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Short outdoor instructor NGB courses in Scotland

We offer a range of NGB recognised Training and Assessment courses and some great short modules at the Abernethy School of Adventure Leadership.  Please click the links below for more information:



  • Foundation Safety and Rescue (FSRT)
  • Paddlesport Instructor 
  • 3 Star (both White Water Kayak and Open Canoe)
  • White Water Safety and Rescue
  • White Water Kayak Leader and Open Canoe Leader
  • Paddlesport Leader
  • Moderate Water Endorsement (for both Kayak and Open Canoe)
Click HERE for the paddling courses. 

First Aid

Both emergency first aid courses and revalidationse-mail us for more info or click HERE


Skiing (Alpine)

  • BASI Level 1e-mail for more info or click HERE
  • Module - Introduction to teaching skiing (includes BASI Level 1) - click HERE

Hill Walking

  • Mountain Leader Training and Assessment - click HERE
  • Module - Introduction to teaching paddling and hill walking - Click HERE


  • Rock Climbing Instructor Training and Assessment  - click HERE
  • Module - Introduction to teaching climbing (includes RCI training) - click HERE


  • Introducing Orienteering | TBC March 2019 | Contact Abernethy Ardgour - e-mail for more info or click HERE


  • Archery Instructor Award | TBC December 2018 | Contact Abernethy Ardgour - e-mail for more info or click HERE