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Fast Track Instructor Course INFORMATION

4 Month Instructor Development Course

  • Ended
  • 40,000 UAE dirhams
  • Hajar Mountains

Service Description

Inc. all RAKTDA Certified Courses Whether you want to change your career, improve your life in some way, or just take some time out to reset, this course will change your life...If you love the outdoors, adventure and learning, this course is the opportunity to change or develop your career as an outdoor instructor or just invest some time in your own personal development. This intensive fast track instructor course provides the greatest opportunities to gain first hand experience of working with a range of different groups and individuals. This experience is essential if you are considering working as an outdoor instructor. Employers need more than just a list of outdoor qualifications. At the same time you will have the opportunity to develop your own personal skills. Our Fast Track Instructor course is an intensive 4 month programme of hiking, climbing, canyoneering, mountaineering, with one-to-one mentoring sessions that enable you to focus your training. We also offer the added benefit of teaching some of the softer skills of coaching and instruction on the course. Skills like Reflective Practice, Goal Setting, Giving and Receiving Feedback, Decision Making, Emotional Intelligence, Pedagogy (Teaching and Learning), Legal and Moral aspects of coaching and Environmental Knowledge. All key skills that help make you a great outdoor instructor. Can I do the Outdoor Instructor Training Course? The Fast Track Instructor Training Course is aimed at people who are passionate about outdoor activities, as well as those who enjoy sharing their experience with others. You must be at least 18 years old to take part, however, there is no upper age limit. This may be your first training course since leaving school or college or it may be a radical change in your career or lifestyle. In either case, this course will have a significant impact on your life. It will open new doors and create new opportunities to work as a professional outdoor instructor here in the UAE. Even more important, is that you are highly motivated and prepared for the challenges. All of the course modules, training and assessment are recognised by RAKTDA and after successful completion, licensing can be applied for using these assessment courses, should you choose. We only have 10 spaces on every course we run. We keep the number of participants low so you can gain the most out of the course. Hajar Mountain Adventures, the ONLY organisation recognised by RAKTDA to deliver these courses

Cancellation Policy

**Booking, Cancellation, and Attendance Policy** 1. **Course Duration and Timings:** - Single-day activities vary in duration: approx. 3 hours (introductory), approx. 4-5 hours (intermediate), approx. 5-7 hours (advanced). - Workshops span 2 days,. - Certified courses are 4 days (usually 2 weekends) with 4 online sessions in the evenings from 6 pm to 8 pm. - All activities commence at 7 am. 2. **Booking Advance Notice:** - All participants are required to book at least 24 hours in advance before the scheduled activity or course start time. 3. **Instructor-Client Ratio:** - Each session will have 1 fully certified instructor for every 10-15 clients. This will depend on the activity and the location taking place. 2 instructors may sometimes be required for certain activities. 4. **Booking Window:** - Participants can book as soon as the activity or course becomes available. 5. **Payment Method and Timing:** - Only online payments are accepted, and each participant must book and pay 24 hours before the activity or course. 6. **Cancellation and Rescheduling:** - Participants must provide a minimum of 48 hours notice to cancel an activity or course. - No refunds are issued; instead, rescheduling to the next available date for that same activity or course is allowed. - Failure to attend the rescheduled activity date renders the booking place unavailable to the participant. Any and all refunds will not be permitted. 7. **Minimum Participation Requirements:** - Single-day activities require a minimum of 4 participants. - Certified RAKTDA courses require a minimum of 3 participants. - Skills workshops require a minimum of 1 participant. 8. **Cancellation Reasons and Evidence:** - Any nonattendance must be supported by evidence. - Medical reasons require an official, stamped, and authorized medical note from a registered UAE doctor. - Lateness, social engagements, or non-medical reasons are not considered valid for rescheduling without 48 hours notice. 9. **Medical Questionnaire and Health Considerations:** - All participants must complete a medical questionnaire. - Participants must have sufficient fitness and health to attend their chosen activity. - If fitness or health is in question, an official medical note is required to confirm eligibility. 10. **Attendance Tracking:** - Attendance is based on the number of participants present at the scheduled start time. - Participants arriving late are issued a warning and allowed no more than 10 minutes maximum. - Exceeding the 10-minute limit without providing 48 hours' notice is considered a no-show with no rescheduling or refund. Please read and understand this policy carefully before booking. We are committed to ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants. Your cooperation with these guidelines is greatly appreciated.

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