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Some of our featured Courses

Glencoe Outdoor Centre is an RYA Recognised Training Centre


We offer comprehensive RYA training and qualifications. Whether you have never set foot on a yacht or dream of skippering your own yacht, we can help you take the next step.

RYA Practical cruising courses: RYA Start Yachting; RYA Competent Crew; RYA Day Skipper; RYA Coastal Skipper and RYA Yacht Master Off-Shore preparation course.


RYA Shore based courses: RYA Day Skipper/Watch Leader theory; RYA Coastal Skipper/ RYA Yacht Master Off-Shore theory.

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NHS Mental Health 1st Aid training 27th and 28th February 2019
£120 non-residential  places available!


This 2-day Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid course is a certificated course which will improve your knowledge and understanding of mental health.


This course teaches skills for providing initial help to people experiencing thoughts of suicide or mental health problems such as self-harming, anxiety, depression and psychosis. 

SU Watersports & Outdoor Adventure holidays 20th to 27th July 2019 £369 - places available


If you love being on the water whether in a dinghy, a canoe, a kayak or canyoning down a river then the Watersports holiday is for you! Come and experience this and much more in the breath-taking surroundings of Glencoe. Gain RYA Sailing and/or SCA Paddle-sports awards.


Outdoor Adventure - An awesome programme of genuinely adventurous activities. All off-site, taking full advantage of our spectacular loch and mountain surroundings. Planned activities include Canyoning, Canoeing, Hill walking, Kayaking, Sailing, Mountain-biking and an overnight expedition.”

SU Yachting 3rd to 10th August 2019
£649 - places available


Dunstaffnage - Sail away this summer around the crystal waters of the Inner Hebrides. Experience sail cruising and living aboard the yachts.  Plenty of time to relax, make friends and explore some of the islands we visit. With only two yachts, spaces are limited, so don't miss this adventure!


On this holiday there will be the opportunity to work towards achieving your RYA Competent Crew certificate plus you could also combine this trip with your Duke Of Edinburgh residential.

BASP Outdoor Emergency First Aid certificated course
11th and 12th January 2020
£135 non-residential  Sorry now fully booked!


A 16 hour, practical, scenario-based course designed as an introduction to first aid in an outdoor or remote environment. Recognised by all UK National Governing Body Awards. 

The course is very practical and the Trainer uses a mixture of outdoor scenarios to simulate injuries found in a variety of outdoor incidents. During these scenarios, you experience being a first responder and a casualty giving a more rounded learning experience.

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