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Further Education at UKSA

UKSA is the world’s premier maritime academy

UKSA are a national maritime charity, based on the Isle of Wight, they want to widen access to maritime training and to enhance life skills and employment in the sector.

Different Options at UKSA

18-25 Year olds

Watersports Academy

UKSA’s Watersports Academy is an exciting way to enter the world of watersports. Are you aged 18-25 and looking to enter the industry? This 11 week training programme will give you all the skills and qualifications you need to work at UKSA.  Following this training, you are guaranteed two seasons of work alongside UKSA’s fantastic team of instructors.

Watersports Instructor Training

UKSA’s Watersports Instructor Training is a training package that will provide you with the skills you need to start your career in the watersports industry. There are opportunities to work both in the UK and across the globe as a qualified instructor.

The course is delivered by our industry-leading instructors with a focus on working directly with each individual student. UKSA has been delivering courses for over 30 years and we are proud that our one-to-one sessions, mentoring, careers advice, CV writing and recruitment support will give you the edge and contacts you need to enter the industry with confidence.

16 and 17 year olds

The Maritime Foundation: NCFE (Level 3 Introductory Certificate)

The Maritime Foundation course gives you the basis to enter the maritime industry. Looking to escape the classroom and experience time on the water in diverse areas then this course is for you. Broaden your horizons and gain skills required to start a career within the maritime industry.

This is an 80% practical, 20% theory course. They will need to apply through the Isle of Wight college website if they are interested. Interviews are face to face.
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