Flying Fish trains water and snow sports instructors and arranges employment for sailors, divers, surfers, windsurfers, skiers and snowboarders. Founded in 1993, Flying Fish provides travel, training, adventure and professional qualifications for those looking to start a career in water or snow sports, take a gap year or enjoy some time out.
Courses lead to a qualification as a yachtmaster or sailing instructor, surf or windsurf instructor, divemaster and dive instructor, ski or snowboard instructor.
Training courses are run at Cowes in the UK, at Sydney and the Whitsunday Islands in Australia, Bay of Islands in New Zealand, at Dahab in Egypt, Vassiliki in Greece and Whistler in Canada. Jobs are worldwide with main employers located in Australia, the South Pacific, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean.
Courses range from one to 22 weeks and are suitable for beginners and for those who already have some experience.
Once qualified, graduates take advantage of the free job placement and careers advice service that Flying Fish offers to source hundreds of job opportunities worldwide.