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What is the MasterClass program?

A condensed version of our flagship program, Gap Year Odessey. Expand your career development through hands-on experience in a range of different fields, all in one practical program. Under the guidance of professional mentors, you will gain a new perspective on life and learn how to create a future filled with excitement, adventure, and purpose. This course serves as a solid platform for future success, both personally and professionally. Don’t settle for traditional academics, take your learning to the next level. Travel, explore, and go on the ultimate adventure. It is freeing and exhilarating, and at the end of your journey, your most important discoveries may be about yourself and how to interact with the world around you.

Our programs are open to over 17-year-olds. High school graduates, gap year students, university students and graduates, or anyone taking a breather between careers. Men and women. No prior experience necessary. No fitness level necessary. 


  • EFR First Aid Qualification

  • Surf Life Saving Qualification

  • SAMSA Skipper Qualification


  Additional Training And In-House Certifications:

  • Introduction: Advanced Medical Emergency Services

  • Deck-hand and Boating (preparation for Working on Yachts – Boat Launching, Handling & Loading, Towing a Skier, Engine Trouble Shooting and Practical Skipper Hours)

  • Introduction: Sports Science (Theory of Sports, Dry Needling, Massage, and Anatomy)

  • Teaching (Teaching Practicals on lesson planning, Voice Projection, Timing, Communication, and Lesson Content)

  • Child Psychology (including Discipline, Motivation, recognizing and dealing with common Behavioural Problems and Symptoms such as ADD and ADD)

  • Ropes and Abseiling Supervisor Training

  • Swim Instructor Training

Course Outline: 

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21 Nkwazi Drive

Zinkwazi Beach


South Africa

Find us online:

(+27) 32 485 3778

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