Best Adventure Gap Year Programs in South Africa

Multi-Activity Adventure Training

The Warriors Multi-Activity Adventure Instructor (MAI) program has been designed to provide those seeking adventure tourism careers with the skills needed to excel in this dynamic industry. We bridge the gap between the skills, knowledge, and work experience required to succeed within the travel and adventure industry.

The MAI Program Structure 

The MAI program is a two-year program. The first year requires students to complete the Warriors Academy Gap Year program. This provides exposure to various adventure activities and often ignites a passion for adventure and a career within this field. The students are then invited to join the MAI program, which begins straight after the final Quest.

The next 12 months will be split into six months of theory, workshops, practicals, assessments and exams, and then a six-month consolidation period of work experience. During the consolidation period, the MAIs will have the opportunity to work with actual clients and put their work ethics and newfound adventure instructor skills to the test under the strict supervision of the Warriors Academy team. 

The MAIs will, during this time, also log their practical and working hours. At the end of the year, not only will they be qualified, but they will have logged the necessary hours and have applicable workplace references.

MAI Qualifications:

Our MAIs will complete several international and national qualifications during the program. These include:

  • Internationally Accredited Certification: Mountain Development Trust (MDT):
    • SAMDT Walking Group Leader Award (WGLA)
    • Abseil Supervisor Award (ASA)
    • Rock Climbing Instructor (RCI)
  • South African Qualifications:
    • Generic Adventure Site Guide
    • Advanced Facilitation and Presentation Course
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Explore the breathtaking landscapes and thrilling experiences of South Africa with Warriors Academy's Adventure Gap Year Programs. Our programs offer a unique opportunity to combine adventure and personal growth while immersing yourself in the vibrant culture of this diverse country.

One of our flagship programs, the Multi-Activity Instructor Training Program, addresses the growing demand for well-trained instructors in adventure activities. Designed for those seeking a career in the outdoor industry, this comprehensive program provides hands-on training and certifications in a variety of disciplines. From rock climbing and kayaking to wilderness survival and leadership skills, our expert instructors will guide you through a dynamic curriculum that equips you with the knowledge and practical skills needed to become a competent and confident instructor.

Through a combination of theoretical lessons, practical training, and real-world application, you will gain a deep understanding of adventure activity management, risk assessment, and safety protocols. The program also includes opportunities to shadow experienced instructors, assist in delivering sessions, and gain valuable industry insights.

By participating in the Adventure Gap Year Programs in South Africa, you will not only receive top-notch training but also have the chance to explore the stunning natural wonders of the region. Picture yourself kayaking through picturesque coastlines, scaling majestic cliffs, and embarking on thrilling wilderness expeditions.

At Warriors Academy, we are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for all participants. Our programs adhere to the highest industry standards and are led by experienced professionals who prioritize your growth, learning, and well-being.

Whether you aspire to become an adventure instructor, enhance your outdoor skills, or simply embark on a transformative adventure, our Adventure Gap Year Programs in South Africa offer the ideal platform to push your limits, gain valuable experience, and forge lifelong memories.

Join Warriors Academy and embark on an unforgettable adventure gap year experience in South Africa. Enroll now and unlock your potential in the world of adventure activities.

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