outdoor animator


 Outdoor animators are responsible for planning and organising outdoor activities. They may at times be involved in aspects of administration, front office tasks and tasks related to the activity base and maintenance of equipment. The workplace of an outdoor animator is mostly “in the field”, but can also take place indoors. 

Alternative label

  • climbing instructor

  • rafting instructor

  • riding instructor

  • canoeing teacher

  • ski teacher

  • outdoor activities trainer

  • outdoor instructor

  • rafting teacher

  • outdoor activity instructor

  • kayak & canoe instructor

  • paddlesports instructor

  • ski instructor

  • riding teacher

  • climbing teacher

  • quad bike teacher

  • quad bike instructor

  • outdoor adventure instructor

  • outdoor recreation instructor

  • kayak and canoe instructor

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


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Essential skills and competences



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