Get a Qualification
Do you want to get a qualification on your travels? Add a new skill to your CV and set yourself on a new path by spending your gap year gaining a brand new qualification. Learn new skills in some of the world’s most amazing countries and turn travel into gap year gold!
If you want to teach English abroad, gain a TEFL qualification, your pass to teach around the world. Fancy learning to scuba dive? Sign up to get a PADI dive qualification on your travels. Why not train as a surf instructor Down Under? Train as a crew member and sail around Australia’s stunning seas. Make your CV stand out from the crowd by earning a qualification on your gap year!
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Gain a TEFL teaching qualification
Do you dream of teaching English and earning money all around the world? If so, you'll need to complete a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) training course. Choose to train in-country in Thailand on our TEFL in Thailand programme. Or join one of our paid teaching programmes in Asia and gain your 120-hour TEFL online or while you travel, plus land a paid teaching job into the bargain!
Get a PADI Open Water qualification
Do you want to learn to scuba dive? Discover underwater worlds all around the globe and get your PADI Open Water qualification on your gap trip. Travel to Thailand and learn to dive on the idyllic island of Koh Tao, or do your PADI training in Australia at the gorgeous Great Barrier Reef.
Train as a surf instructor
Surf's up! If you fancy spending 3 months surfing and relaxing by the beach in Australia (and who doesn't?) check out our Surf Instructor course in Oz. You'll learn some serious surf skills and come away with an internationally-recognised Level 1 Surf Instructor Qualification at the end of your stay - awesome!
Land a sailing qualification
If you want to set sail and cruise the seven seas, why not travel to Australia for a 23-day sailing training course? Get experience as a crew member on a Maxi Yacht, learn the ropes and gain an NSCV (National Standards for Commercial Vessels) Commercial Crew course qualification.
Get set for gap year adventures and add a new qualification to your CV!
Learn to Dive Bali
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Paid Teaching in Thailand
6 or 12 months or longer from4.5 6
Learn to Dive Great Barrier Reef
7 days from4.0 4
Earn your PADI open water certificateSpend 7 days in beautiful Cairns and earn your PADI Open Water certification in the incredible waters of the Great Barrier Reef!
Learn to Dive Thailand
8 or 10 days from4.0 3
TEFL Course in Thailand
4 weeks from4.5 11
A 4-week TEFL training course in ThailandSpend an incredible month in Thailand, training to get a 120-hour TEFL qualification. Stay in the beautiful Thai beach resort of Hua Hin and add new skills to your CV!
Paid Teaching in South Korea
12 months or longer from4.5 5
Earn over USD20,000 plus free flights & accommodation!Aged 21-35? Got a degree? Earn at least USD 20,000 per year as a paid teacher in South Korea, plus a TEFL Course, cultural course, cultural excursion weekends and accommodation included!
Sailing Jobs in Australia
23 days or longer from4.0 2
Surf Instructor Academy
1,2 or 3 months from
Surf's up on this awesome instructor course!Seek out sun, sea and surf Down Under as you discover the ultimate surfer's paradise in amazing Australia on this three month surf instructor course.
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