We look for educators who are growth-oriented and passionate about teaching.
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.
Take a look at the FAQs to learn more about instructor courses with NOLS.See All Courses
Instructors are first and foremost intentional educators. They teach the recognition, treatment, and prevention of wilderness emergencies across all NOLS Wilderness Medicine courses including: 2-day Wilderness First Aid, 10-day Wilderness First Responder, Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals, 30-day Wilderness EMT, and more.
To become an instructor, you need to complete the NOLS Wilderness Medicine Instructor Training Course (ITC), a 7- or 10-day intensive training in Lander, Wyoming.See All Courses