Future Possibilities

CMC Adventure has been running this programme officially since 2003.

Between 2003 and 2018, CMC Adventure has trained 64 instructors.

  • 47% worked for CMC Adventure after completing the Trainee Programme.
  • 67% continued working in the wider outdoor sector including roles in instructing, hospitality, maintenance, management and administration.
  • 59% continued working as outdoor instructors.
  • 28% continued working as outdoor practitioners on a longer term basis (5 or more years).

Examples of outdoor sector employment our trainees have gone to include:

  • Outdoor centres
  • Outdoor departments in schools
  • Climbing walls
  • Expedition leadership
  • Tall ships
  • Freelancing or set up their own company as Outdoor Providers

Examples of other careers our trainees have pursued include:

  • Youthwork
  • Teacher
  • Fire Service
  • Police
  • Ambulance Paramedic
  • Nurse
  • Physiotherapy
  • Sports Massage Therapy
  • Electrician
  • Builder