Fast facts, brochure layout, suppliers. What you need to know about our learn a skill products. From watery depths to dry terrain. There are a raft of adrenaline pumping products availble around the world. Build confidence whilst being fun. Character building.
What you need to know about our learn a skill products
There are a raft of adrenaline pumping products availble around the world
Build confidence whilst being fun
Gives you a new perspective on life
Strengthens your employability
Test your physical and mental capabilities
Grow your knowledge and expertise
Look out for the ‘CERTIFICATION’ logo
Spanning 8 countries
Commission vary from 15 – 30%
Some programs results in accreditation
Possible onward employment options
Bookable through STAy
Where the programme is based/starts from and a summary of what’s included
An brief overview of the programme and what to expect
Individual programme price
Lead in price for all programme options
Product Code = important! Code will be searchable through 1Source (April 2012)
Break it down. Keen to know what skills you’ll pick up during the course of the programme?
Illustrating his programme, once completed, offers certification
Product: PADI Open Water Diving Course (4n)
If you've ever wondered what our watery world is like (and not in the confines of a shark cage)- you can find out with this southern PADI Open Water Course.
Cost: fr €504 / CHF 576
Inclusions: 4 nights accommodation, welcome dinner, airport & dive school transfers, PADI Open Water Diver course including equipment, qualified Instructor course material, 1-2 shore dives and 2 boat dives
Product: Learn to Dive: PADI Open Water Diving Course (4n) / Koh Tao Learn To Dive Package (6n)
Spend up to six nights in paradise on Koh Tao and pick up a PADI at the end of it! An ideal all-inclusive package in an idyllic location, these are small-group courses led by fully qualified instructors.
Cost: fr €242 / CHF 277/ fr €506 / CHF 579
Commission: 25% / 20%
Inclusions: 4/6 nights accommodation, 1 meal per day , PADI Open Water Diver course & certification, 4 additional fun dives & 1 night dive (7 day programme only)
Product: Prodive PADI Learn to Dive Course (4n)
Prodive Cairns is the specialist in Cairns for all aspects of scuba diving. This 5 day / 4 night package gives you 2 days to learn the theory on land then 3 days on a liveaboard cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef including open water dives.
Cost: fr €503 / CHF 575
Inclusions: 2 nights land accommodation, 2 nights sea accommodation, all meals whilst out at sea, PADI Open Water Diver course, certification, log book & Reef Teach marine biology presentation, 9 dives (weather permitting) & dive insurance
Departures: daily except Sundays
Product: AA Dive, Dive, Dive Course - Manta Ray (4n)
You'll be introduced to the wonders of the undersea world of Fiji whilst acquiring certification. View colourful corals, abundant fish life and encounters with sea turtles, reef sharks and eagle rays.
Cost: fr €649 / CHF 743
Inclusions: 4 nights accommodation, all meals, vessel transfers and SSI Open Water Course
Product: 5 Day Great Kiwi Surf Adventure (4n)
Fancy taking a week off to live the surfing life? Cruise the kiwi coastline in search of killer swells just perfect for learning the fine art of wave-conquering! And in true surfing spirit -- this tour is all about autonomy, so there's plenty of opportunity to make it truly your own!
Cost: fr €412 / CHF 471
Inclusions: 4 nights accommodation and all meals, 5 surf lessons with qualified surf Kiwis, transport and surf equipment
Jeffrey’s Bay/Garden Route:
Product: Island Vibe Surf Camp (7n) / Island Vibe 6 Week Surf Camp (42n)
For those with time on their hands, a relaxed outlook on life, a love of Jeffreys Bay and a keen ambition to give Kelly Slater a run for his money - up to 6 weeks in South Africa's surf Mecca will see you well on your way to mastering surfing!
Cost: fr €354 / CHF 405/ fr €1,667 / CHF 1,907
Inclusions: 7 or 42 nights accommodation with breakfast, and dinner daily, daily surf lessons with qualified surf Saffas, all equipment, boards and wetsuits and free daily shuttles into town
Product: Mojosurf: Great Aussie Surf Adventure - Sydney to Byron Bay (4n)
Learn to surf on the 5 day all inclusive adventure. This is the be all and end all of Surf Adventures. Over the 5 days you will meet a heap of new friends, and have one of the best weeks of your stay in Australia.
Cost: fr €549 / CHF 628
Inclusions: 4 nights accommodation with all meals at the surf camp, 7 x 2hr surf lessons transport from Sydney to Byron Bay and all equipment
Departures: Mondays & Wednesday 01Jan-27Apr & Mondays 28Apr – 31Dec
Product: Jackaroo Jillaroo Sydney to Byron Bay (6N)
Yee-Hah! Head from Sydney to Byron Bay to experience and work on an authentic Australian outback station. Shear sheep, canter on horseback through rivers and round up cattle, while enjoying home cooked meals and marvelling at the country sunsets. Don't forget your cowboy hat!
Cost: fr € 800 / CHF 915
Inclusions: 6 nights accommodation with home cooked meals at the station in Bingara, New South Wales, Sydney and station transfers, ranch course and other activities; and certificate at completion of course and job board login
Cape Town (Blaawberg):
Product: Kite Surfing Extravaganza (2n)
....Learn the art of kitesurfing - the ultimate power kite activity. Feel the buzz of speeding across the open water. Be free to ride where you want to - FAST.
Cost: fr €432 / CHF 495
Inclusions: 2 nights accommodation, 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner and airport transfers, kitesurfing lessons with certified IKO instructor
Product: Learn to Kite Surf & Speak Spanish! (5n)
Return home with a great deal more than a bag full of kitsch souvenirs and a fading tan... this super-charged South American tour will have you speaking Spanish and working the waves in no time! The best way to kick-start an unforgettable South American ramble!
*** All holders of a valid ISIC (International Student Identity Card) will receive 5% discount and a free hour of surfboard rental ***
Cost: fr €530 / CHF 607
Inclusions: 5 nights accommodation and breakfast, 20 hours of Spanish lessons & level 1 kitesurfing course
Departures: daily between 1st June 2011 to 31st December 2012
Product: The Chagra's Way - Learn To Be A Cowboy (4n)
Live like a Chagra (Andean Cowboy) and ride through some of the Andes most spectacular natural sights. Fish for trout, learn how to rodeo and ride across Cotopaxi National Park. This tour is the perfect way to get in touch with the regions history and nature.
Cost: fr €603 / CHF 690
Inclusions: 4 nights accommodation with meals, Quito transfers and all riding gear
Product: Buenos Aires Tango Freak (6n)
Roll up for the Tango inferno! Discover your inner guapo or guapa, and tear up the dance floor on this tour dedicated almost completely to the South American Tango phenomenon! Enjoy some fantastic cultural and night life treats along the way as you dance yourself up a Latino storm!
*** STA customers are invited to participate in a complimentary Milhouse walking or running tour (available Monday - Fridays) and to be arranged direct with the hostel on arrival ***
Cost: fr €346 / CHF 396
Inclusions: 6 nights accommodation with breakfast, return airport transfers, welcome drink, bike tour and nightclub ticket, 4 individual and 1 group tango lesson
Product: Chiang Mai Cooking Package (2n)
Take some time out to explore the wonders of Chiang Mai and to learn the delights of Thai cooking with a full-day cooking course. Discover how to pick ingredients yourself and how it's all cooked the traditional Thai way and then sit down for a tasty Thai lunch - all cooked by yourself of course!
Cost: fr €157 / CHF 179
Inclusions: 2 nights accommodation, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch & arrival airport transfers
Product: Cooking Course (3n)
Where better to learn to cook the perfect Indian than with the experts in Jaipur...? This three-night package is perfect for foodies - you will learn to cook with spices and cook up an authentic Indian feast. Plus there's a tour of Jaipur's Amber Fort.
Cost: fr €548 / CHF 626
Inclusions: 3 nights accommodation and breakfast, 2 cooking lessons, return transfers from Delhi and city transfers
Product: Mojosurf: Total Surf Instructor Course - 3 months (83n)
Experience summer beach parties, make new friends, relax and enjoy the sun, sea and sand - all while increasing your surf skills, ocean fitness and receiving full accreditation!
Cost: fr €6,146 / CHF 7,030
Inclusions: 83 nights accommodation at “Spot X” with meals 5 days a week, Mojosurf 5 day Sydney to Byron Tour, all qualifications (Surf, Senior Aid, Ocean Safety Surf Coach Aware, Advanced Resuscitation and Work with Children Check), 20 hours work experience with Mojosurf schools, qualified level 2 surf instructors available to assist and support
Departures: first Monday of each month
Product: NZONE Skydive - GRAVIT8 Training Programme
It takes a certain kind of person to jump from an aircraft at 15,000ft into thin air and another type altogether to want to go it alone! Spent two adrenalin-packed days surfing the skies as you learn the ropes for going it solo. Expect a full sensory overload as your mind, body & soul fight against every survivalist urge they say that achievement doesn't some sweeter!
Cost: fr €381 / CHF 435
Inclusions: Ground training, theory and a hands-on tandem skydive, industry approved logbook with a DVD of your achievement, all training gear – jumpsuit, goggles, frap hat, gloves and altimeter and transfers (accommodation not included)
Product: Explore Whitsundays: Sail Learn to Earn (23n)
Take to the high seas, learn a new skill, meet some great new friends and share an experience of a lifetime!
Cost: fr €1,999 / CHF 2,286
Inclusions: 6 day/5 night International Crew Certificate Course, 6 x 2 day/2 night Maxi Sailing tours as extra crew member, 2 crew uniforms, 6 nights backpacker dorm accommodation in Airlie Beach, 17 days of meals, course notes, training record and log book
Product: Become an African Game Ranger (42n)
Ever dreamed of living the dangerous life of an African Game Ranger?... book this little beauty and you'll be figuring out paw prints, analysing species of fauna and interacting with rangers, guests and the animals themselves! 6 weeks will see you well on your way to becoming in tune with all sorts of antelope, bird and maybe an elephant, big cat or two...
*** All holders of an ISIC (International Student Identification Card) will receive a variety of complimentary weekend excursions to be taken over weekends during the course of the ranger training (to be arranged directly with Kwantu on arrival). These would entail excursions to nearby town such as Port Elizabeth, Jeffreys Bay and others on the Garden Route.***
Cost: fr €2,632 / CHF 3,011
Inclusions: 55 nights accommodation, transfers from/to the reserve as well as meals and non alcoholic beverages, practical training/learning materials and ranger uniform, registration with FGASA (Field Guide Association of South Africa), FGASA level 1 course, exam & first aid training
All brochured learn a skill programmes are loaded in STAy as ‘accommodated product’ except for Queenstown’s Learn To Skydive which is loaded under the item category ‘learn to..’
Skilled accommodated product can be broken down to:
1. Refer to STAy Product Information Pages – for specific departure dates, restrictions and duration details
2.Availability Search - enter search criteria: All Accommodations for accommodated product, (and if you know what specific category the product is classed as, refine the search even further by selecting Packages, Tour & Cruises etc) or All Items for non-accommodated product (again if you know what specific category the product is classed as, refine the search even further by selecting Learn To, Other etc).
Enter departure date, # nights, # pax and country/region (or you can skip right to the city code).
By clicking search at this point you will receive a list of all accommodated product in the desired city for the selected number of nights.
If you would rather search specifically for a product, rather than sifting through a list of all product in that destination then double click on the ‘Accommodation Name’ field.
A pop up window will appear.
Enter the exact product name details and click on ‘Search’
If exact details are entered correctly, you should receive on result
Select the product by clicking on the blue hyperlinked product name
You will be taken back to the Availability Search page and the Accommodation name field will be correctly populated. You can choose to also include the city code, but as a particular supplier has been selected it is not mandatory that a city be selected too
3. Click on Search
4. the Accommodation name field will be correctly populated. You can choose to also include the city code, but as a particular supplier has been selected it is not mandatory that a city be selected tooSearch Results - click on the hyperlinked product name
5. the Accommodation name field will be correctly populated. You can choose to also include the city code, but as a particular supplier has been selected it is not mandatory that a city be selected tooRoom Details – various information tabs will appear. Ensure you read through each carefully as terms & conditions/cancellation policies are not to be taken lightly.
Enter # of “rooms” and tick that acceptance of all errata and terms and conditions have been read
If you have been advised from the STAy Product Pages to add any additional pax details during booking process, click on ‘Add Special Requests’
A pop up window will appear and you should select Message To Supplier and add any details in the text box
Click on ‘Update’ and then ‘Proceed’
6. any additional pax details during booking process, click on ‘Add Special Requests’Item Set Detail Results – skip additional services by clicking on ‘Skip’
7. any additional pax details during booking process, click on ‘Add Special Requests’New Overview - click on Book to add passenger details
8. any additional pax details during booking process, click on ‘Add Special Requests’Additional Details – populate all fields and click on ‘Proceed
9. any additional pax details during booking process, click on ‘Add Special Requests’New Booking Overview – confirmation of new booking with STAy reference.