Kerry College for a career in the Great Outdoors

Have you ever considered a career in The Great Outdoors? There are many different career paths you can choose from in this sector.  Courses include Outdoor Activity Instructor and Advanced Outdoor Activity Instructor, Ecology and Practical Fieldwork, Scuba Diving Instructor, Surf Instructor & Beach Lifeguard Training and many more. 

Kerry College’s Killorglin Campus, which is nestled in the mountains and lakes on the outskirts of Killorglin town, has a wide range of outdoor education and recreation related courses to choose from.  There is no better place to study outdoor education than on the highest mountain in Ireland, along the iconic Ring of Kerry, in the beautiful and historic Killarney National Park or in a surfer’s paradise in the Maherees, Castlegregory. 

Flexible and innovative

There are no fees and all equipment, materials and books are paid for. Our courses allow our learners to be flexible and innovative by equipping them with a broad range of awards across disciplines ensuring a sustainable career in the outdoors. The real-world training provided on these courses gives learners an opportunity to develop their professional and interpersonal skills, which we find gives them a comprehensive training experience.

You will be able to take on many different roles within organisations or confidently set up your own business. The campus has very strong links with industry professionals, having provided them with qualified learners over the years who have a high level of competency.

If you are interested in a career in the great outdoors obtaining strong practical skills, and securing an internationally recognised qualification, contact:

The Admissions Office, 7 Denny St, Tralee, Co. Kerry. V92 K44T
Tel: 066 714 96 96 

Killarney Admissions Office, 25 High Street, Killarney, Co. Kerry V93 X529. Tel 064 662 25 93 or visit

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