Bowles Outdoor Leader Training (BOLT)

Are you passionate about inspiring and developing young people? Train with a fantastic team at one of the UK’s leading outdoor centres.

Applications for an intense training course in 2023 will close on 28.4.23. This will be a shorter training period from May 18th to end of November and suitable for people with experience with groups but no formal outdoor qualification. 

We will be recruiting for our 2024 intake in Autumn 2023.

Bowles is a residential centre with first class facilities near Tunbridge Wells:

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Whether on our ski slope or the centre’s natural sandstone crag, we proudly provide young people with incredibly fun and valuable experiences that have a lasting impact on their lives.

canoe training 1140 420A great entry into a career in high-quality outdoor education

Spend months learning from our experienced team, gaining all the right tools to become a confident, skilled, professional outdoor educator:

  • Learn to engage, occupy and educate young people.
  • Access our amazing facilities to learn new outdoor sports and grow existing skills.
  • Gain nationally recognised qualifications.
  • Learn from our experienced instructor team.
  • Work hard and make a genuine contribution to a great charity.
  • Live on site (for free!) and be a part of a great community.

If you have any questions please contact us:

To apply, please read the application pack and fill in and send us your application form.