Adventure Training Consultants – Denmark, Western Australia and Beyond

About Adventure Training Consultants

Stuart MathesonAdventure Training Consultants is operated by Stuart Matheson, Stuart has been involved on a professional basis in the outdoor industry for over twenty years and has been through instructor / coach training and assessment processes in the UK, NZ and Australia, he holds a number of the highest level qualifications available from these countries and has an abundance of experience both professionally and personally from all over the world.


ACIA (Australian Climbing Instructor Association) Qualifications

  • ITA  (Instructor, Trainer, Assessor)

Paddle Australia Qualifications

  • Advanced whitewater Kayak and Canoe instructor (level 3)
  • Sea kayak instructor (level 2)
  • Assessor accreditation

Australian vocational qualifications

SIS40313 – Cert IV outdoor recreation, including skill sets:

  • SISSS00047 – Climbing instructor multi pitch( lead climbing) natural surface
  • SISSS00005 – Abseil instructor multi pitch natural surface
  • SISSS00069 – Kayak instructor whitewater grade 3 +
  • SISSS00023 – Canoe instructor whitewater grade 3 +
  • SISSS00036 – High ropes supervisor
  • SISSS00016 – Bushwalking guide uncontrolled environments

TAE40110 – Cert IV training and assessment

NZOIA (New Zealand outdoor instructor association) qualifications

  • Rock instructor 2
  • Kayak instructor 1

British NGB (National Governing Body) qualifications

  • MLTB, Rock climbing instructor
  • MLTB, Mountain leader trained
  • High ropes instructor
  • BCU, level 3 kayak coach (whitewater)
  • BCU, four star open canoe award
  • BCU, lifeguard award
  • SRA, raft guide, unrestricted
  • BDA, dragon boat helm
  • RYA, safety boat helm (powerboats with coastal endorsement)

As a business it is our belief that there is always room for improvement, we use all our experience and our connections to international professional bodies to ensure we are constantly working to the highest of internationally accepted standards, in doing this we aim to contribute to improvement in both the safety and content of outdoor training and education programmes.

All instructional, training and coaching staff involved with ATC personally pursue the outdoor adventure activities that they teach, this results in them having greater empathy with clients as they are continually putting themselves beyond their own comfort zones during their personal adventures, additionally it also means they have great enthusiasm and knowledge which is passed on to the groups and individuals they work with.