become an instructor

Credit: Stéphane Terrier

We teach in classrooms and remote wilderness locations.

We look for educators who are growth-oriented and passionate about teaching.

 

 

NOLS Field Instructor

To become a NOLS field instructor, your first step is to complete a NOLS Instructor Course. The Instructor Course is expedition-based training focused on preparing you to teach NOLS’ expedition core curriculum: leadership, risk management, outdoor skills, and environmental studies.

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Wilderness Medicine Instructor Training Courses

To become a NOLS wilderness medicine instructor, your first step is to successfully complete one of our two training courses:

WFA Instructor Training Course (ITC)

WFR Instructor Training Course (ITC), designed to train WEMTs to instruct WFR and WEMT programs

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WFR Instructor Training Course (ITC)

WFA Instructor Training Course (ITC), designed to train WFRs to instruct WFA programs

Students gather around for a lesson about Wilderness Medicine

“It’s the absolute best to watch a student act with confidence during a medical scenario, step up to lead a travel day, or push themselves to try something new.”

- Robin Larson, NOLS Instructor

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