Some of our featured Courses

BASP Outdoor Emergency First Aid certificated courses
£150 non-residential.
Please contact BASP for dates/to book
BASP 1st Aid courses will be run at Glencoe Outdoor Centre between September and December 2022.

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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RYA Day Skipper Theory (shore based) certificated course
£295 non-residential  Enquire for dates.


The syllabus for this course covers the following: seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, chart work, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations.

The RYA describe the anticipated ability of the student following the course as follows: "possess the background knowledge to skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day".


or call us on 01855 811350.

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.

SU Watersports & Mountain Biking holidays
17th to 23rd July 2022   £369 Fully booked!

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.

Mountain Biking - Our Mountain Biking Holiday returns to Glencoe, opening up routes and expeditions on nationally recognised mountain biking centres and other local areas. Participants should be confident on UK trail centre red graded trails and fit enough to spend 5 consecutive days riding for a minimum of 4 hours. They should also be looking to progress their bike handling skills to ride faster and safer and tackle more technical features such as drops and jumps. Subject to approval from our instructors, participants can use their own bike and/or helmet, gloves, eye protection etc but the hire of all equipment is included in the holiday.

SU Yachting 30th July to 6th August 2022 £679 
Fully booked!
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.