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Gap Year in Europe

Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area, covering about 10,400,000 square kilometres (4,010,000 sq mi) or 2.0% of the Earth's surface. The only continent smaller than Europe is Australia. In terms of population, it is the third-largest continent (after Asia and Africa) with a population of some 710,000,000 or about 11% of the world's population. The massive variety of Europe and deep rooted and fascinating blend of cultures make it a great place to spend time travelling. There are hundreds of possibilities and thanks to the cheap airlines Europe is cheaply accessible from the UK. But don't forget to check out your InterRail options as well.

Latest opportunities in Europe

Chalet Cookery and Hosting Course

Courses are held in a relaxed enviroment for an average of 6 students, in a real chalet lead by a seasoned tutor, Melanie, following many years of not only cooking, but creating menus, training and also recruiting chalet staff.  There will..

Cost: From £595

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Bonjour and welcome to our flagship BASI course in one of the largest ski resorts in the world! Portes du Soleil in France in a word is huge. Twelve ski resorts across France and Switzerland make up this magnificent ski paradise, and at the centre..

Cost: From €9,980 Euros (£8,450 GBP ** Subject to Exchange Rates)

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Are you looking for a focussed and fun way to fulfill your dream? Do you need a break or Gap Year from school or looking for an exciting career change?  Ski Instructor Academy is the largest winter training provider in Europe and offers..

Cost: From €4,680 Euros (£3,950 GBP ** Subject to Exchange Rates)

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Book Early & Save! 2020/2021 Ski & Snowboard Instructor Courses

Love Skiing or Snowboarding? Finally want to do a proper winter season? Become a ski or snowboard instructor with EA Ski & Snowboard.  The internship is a course designed to set you up as a ski instructor within a single season. You'll..

Cost: From £4470

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Chalet Host Training and Recruitment

*All inclusive* one week residential courses for only £595! Course Details  Higher Hosts provide excellent chalet hosting and cookery courses in their French countryside farmhouse for aspiring Chalet Hosts, particularly those who..

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One and Two Week Chalet Cookery Courses

The Hive Cookery School run one and two week cookery courses for aspiring chalet hosts in the French Alps during the summer.  Students live and learn in a typical Alpine chalet in the village of Plan Peisey, near Les Arcs. We'll teach you all..

Cost: From £595.00

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Ski instructor course in Austria with guaranteed job

Head to Austria on your gap year or career break, qualify as a Level 1 and 2 Anwarter ski instructor before taking up our 'job guarantee' working in an Austrian ski resort. Our course runs three times a year for 5 weeks in January, 4 weeks in March..

Cost: £4745 for 4 weeks, £5225 for 5 weeks or £5745 for 6 weeks

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Zermatt Ski Instructor Course

If skiing is what you love and mountains is where you want to be, this is where your Ski Instructor Training starts. Zermatt and the Matterhorn Glacier Overlooking the most iconic mountain in the world, thevillage of Zermatt is visited all year..

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Reduce plastic waste diving in Portugal

Want to make a difference? Then join this eco-dive school in their mission to clean up the ocean around Lisbon, Portugal. You’ll take part in daily dives to help clear the reefs of fishing gear, debris and plastics in order to help the marine..

Cost: From £1169

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Volunteer with Bears in Romania

This is an amazing and rewarding project! You will volunteer in Eastern Europe’s largest bear sanctuary and play a vital role in rehabilitating over 100 bears that were previously captive and abused before being rescued.  You will enjoy..

Cost: From £925

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Paid Ski Instructor Course

Love to ski or snowboard? Want to work a winter season? WE ARE SNO need experienced skiers/snowboarders to become paid instructors in resorts across the globe! Choose from resorts in Canada, Japan, Switzerland and New Zealand. If you have at..

Cost: Varies on location

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BTEC Level 3 Sport (Outdoor Education)

A unique course offering outdoor enthusiasts a direct route to university or employment in the outdoor and watersports industry. This unique and dedicated course has been designed to provide a BTEC level 3 qualification in Sport Outdoor Adventure..

Cost: Full funded for 16 -19 years old

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Ski Instructor Courses

Ski Instructor Courses Early Bird Price Offer - Book before 1st April 2020 to lock in 2019 prices for a 2020/21 course Live the dream - spend up to a full season living in a ski resort, training with some of the best instructors in the world,..

Cost: From £4050

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Outdoor Instructor Traineeship

The Rockley Traineeship is a bespoke programme designed for those students aged 16 -18 yrs who are not currently in education, employment or training. The programme runs for 12 weeks and is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to work in the..

Cost: Fully Funded for 16 -18 year olds

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