Funded Outdoor Activity Leader training course in March


Application forms for the Outdoor Activity Leader Training Course are below.

Applications are open now and close on 28th February. The assessment centre for this course is on 3rd March and the course begins on 7th March. As before, this course is free to access.

EDITABLE Outdoor Activity Leader Application (Word)

The form above can be edited and sent to by 5pm on 28th February. The form below can be printed and hand written, to be handed in to Go Forth and Clyde, Portdownie, Falkirk (by Lock 16 on the Forth and Clyde canal).

PRINTABLE Outdoor Activity Leader Application (PDF)

We would also appreciate you filling in a diversity and equalities form, found below, but this is optional, and for record keeping only.

Diversity and Equality Monitoring Form


Apply to take part in a free week long Canal Skills Leadership Programme with Go Forth and Clyde!

Through the course you will learn lock-keeping, take an RYA accredited Inland Waterways Helmsman course, learn First Aid, communication skills and customer service skills. Successful completion of the course will also result in a guaranteed interview with Scottish Canals for seasonal and sessional roles at the Falkirk Wheel.

You will need to be available for an assessment centre on Tuesday 22nd February, and able to commit to a week’s training from 2nd March 2022. Protective kit will be provided.

To apply for the Canal Skills Leadership Training Course use the following forms:

For an editable form use the Word form and return to by Saturday 19th February at 5pm.

EDITABLE Canal Skills Leader Application (Word)

You can also download a printable form but please call ahead to check that there will be someone in the office to receive it.

PRINTABLE Canal Skills Application (PDF)

Please also download the Diversity form which will be kept on file for monitoring purposes, and not used to identify you.

Diversity and Equality Monitoring Form