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Apprenticeship Training

We are the UK’s leading specialist provider of the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership and the Advanced Apprenticeship in Outdoor Programmes.

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Personal Development

Channel Training designs and delivers exciting, innovative and totally unique personal development programmes.

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NGB Awards

Channel Training offer the full range of NGB training and assessment qualifications for our clients, as well as specific CPD training and technical advice for the wider outdoor industry.

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Based in the South West and operating across the UK Channel Training is a specialist provider of government funded training and professional development for the outdoor industry. Apprenticeships, professional leadership training and specialist adventure programming – all delivered by people who passionately believe in outdoor learning and those who make it happen. If you’re a student thinking about a career in the outdoors, an outdoor professional wanting to take the next step, an employer seeking to retain good staff or if you’re looking for an exciting, high profile development opportunity then you’re in the right place. Please explore our pages or just drop us a line – the best part of this job is the people and we’d love to hear from you.


  • J. Merrick-Wren – Assistant Principal Huish Episcopi Academy

    'Channel Training provide a diverse and engaging range of activities that enable all our Level 3 Public Service students  to make great progress. 100% of students that took the course rated the provision as 'Outstanding' in the Academy's annual student Survey - testament to the high quality of the programme delivered by Darren Sherwood and Jim Whittaker of Channel Training'

    Crystal Carson 2013 – Wellington

    JCPThank you for your help and support during the programme. It has really motivated and inspired me. If I can cook a bacon sandwich on a coke can, I can do anything!! I'm seriously going to look into starting my own business using my new skills.

  • Lucy Divers 2014 – East West & One Employer Engagement Manager – DWP

    DWPWe are really pleased how this programme has gone, particularly given the challenging demographic, I think it's a real testament to the courses' effectiveness.

    Paul Rose 2014 – Taunton Jobcentre Plus Outdoor Learning Programme

    JCPAwesome programme and a great experience I'll treasure forever. The course helped build my confidence in unfamiliar situations, showed me how to work as part of a team and look out for others. Highly recommended and hope to do some more in the near future.

  • Richard Carpenter 2014 – Pendine Outdoors

    PendineoutdoorsIts fantastic to hear and see the future outdoor facilitator's gaining valuable knowledge into real outdoor learning and the impact it can have. Well done keep up the good work.

    Sean Legge 2014 – Yeovil Jobcentre Plus Outdoor Learning Programme

    JCPIt's only been 2 days and I've had such a great experience already, this course is really making me feel more and more confident!

  • Lauren Brennan 2013 – Taunton Jobcentre Plus Outdoor Learning Programme

    JCPI would like to thank you for what you have done for me. My increased confidence and skills mean I have now got a job starting in january.

    Jake Hellier 2014 – Huish Academy Public Service Course

    Huish_WebThanks for the opportunities to do activities that I never thought I would do - a great achievement getting to Ross - On - Wye

  • Scott Pope 2014 – Huish Academy Public Service Course

    Huish_WebThank you for all the expeditions you gave us. The amount of opportunities you have given us have been amazing and I will remember all the memories we have had as a team - hope to see you in the future.

    James Forester 2014 – Huish Academy Public Service Course

    Huish_WebThanks for the past year it's been great doing all the activities from windsurfing to coasteering and the final expedition. Thanks' for a great time and great opportunities

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t: 0845 2996321 e: info@channeltraining.co.uk

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