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Education

Are you interested in working in the industry? Or do you already have experience in the industry and want to be able to train your own instructors?

Academy Sweden

Since 2016, Upzone has been a Certified Training Academy for the International Adventure Park Association (IAPA). We train all our instructors according to IAPA standards.

You can read more about the organization IAPA on their website  HERE.

Read more about the educations we offer below.

Take the opportunity and learn the basics as an instructor for high-ropes adventure course to be able to work in an exciting new industry.

Instructor for Adventure Park

In the course, we go through and practice the basic knowledge you need to work as an instructor in an adventure park. A mix of theory and practical elements allow the instructor to delivery safety instructions, control and understand all PPE and safety equipment, ensure the welfare of guests in all parks as you will have a base understanding of safety and risk in adventure parks.

If you want to work with us, we make sure that you can attend the training you need if we hire you, but you are also welcome to attend the training for professional development even if you are not applying for employment with us.

  • Requirements for prior knowledge

    At least 16 years old

  • Good physical and mental health

  • Completed CPR training

Learn how to assist and if required help guests down from the high-ropes adventure courses, which may be required for a rescue or evacuation situation.

Rescuer for Adventure park

In the course, you will learn and practice the skills needed to provide assistance to guests up in the course, including final scenarios to help prepare you to handle high pressure or stressful situations that may arise if guests needs assistance. We review both theory and practical elements, with a focus practice and repetition to ensure you feel comfortable on your first day conducting any rescue or evacuation.

  • Requirements for prior knowledge

    At least 18 years old

  • Passed the Instructor for Adventure Park course

Learn to train Instructors and Rescuers for your own park according to IAPA standards

Trainer for Adventure Park

In the course, we develop and teach the skill base required to be able to train Instructors and Rescuers in your own park. We mix practice with theory in both technical knowledge and pedagogical methods needed to become a good adventure educator. We go through i.a. Operational requirements for Adventure Parks, Rescue and Evacuation Concepts, PSU knowledge, and documentation. Read the course description for more information.

  • Place

    Borås

  • Requirements for prior knowledge

    At least 21 years old

  • 1 year experience as an IAPA rescuer (or similar)

  • G41: permit to work at high altitude

Learn more about all the regulations and requirements regarding safety in Adventure Parks.

Safety Manager for Adventure Park

The education as an SMA gives you a basic knowledge and extensive competence in all areas that affect adventure parks and high-altitude courses. From trees and weather knowledge to details of relevant guidelines and standards in the industry that will help you develop a safety mindset in operations.

  • Place

    Borås

  • Requirements for prior knowledge

    At least 21 years old

  • 1 year experience as an IAPA rescuer (or similar)

  • G41: permit to work at high altitude