Autumn-winter courses

Firbush organizes specialized outdoor courses in a variety of activities at various levels, including instructor training and assessment.

The autumn and winter programme runs from September to early April and includes certified courses from the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), the British Canoe Union (BCU) and Mountain Leader Training Scotland (MLTS).

Autumn/winter courses
August/SeptemberMountain Leader training and assessment
October/NovemberMountain navigation
White water rescue
BCU Instructor training
First aid training
January/FebruaryMountain navigation and winter skills
Cross country skiing
March/AprilMountain navigation and winter skills
Mountain navigation and winter skills (5 day)
Cross country skiing
RYA Sailing Instructor

Weekend courses (for individuals or small groups) and customised courses are also available during the spring/summer period - contact the Firbush office for full details.


Please contact the Firbush office to check availability:

  • Firbush Office
  • Sport & Exercise
  • 46 Pleasance
  • Edinburgh
  • EH8 9TJ
  • Work: +44 (0)131 650 2594
  • Fax: +44 (0)131 557 6398

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