Instructor Training

+RYA Dinghy Instructor

This course is an intensive training course that leads to an assessment by an RYA Coach / Assessor. The course covers all aspects of the RYA syllabus and will provide excellent training for those wishing to teach sailing. You must be 16 or over and be able to demonstrate sailing ability as detailed in RYA G14 publication. You must also hold a valid 8 hour first aid certificate, RYA Powerboat Level 2 qualification and RYA 'Safe and Fun' Safeguarding course (online). RYA Membership is also required. The pre-assessment day can be booked separately or combined with the full course.

  Date Duration Price
Sat 18th Nov 2017 1 Day Pre Assessment £80
Sat 2nd Dec 2017 to Wed 6th Dec 2017 5 Day Residential £375 (residential)

+RYA First Aid

This course will give a working knowledge of First Aid to sailors and skippers. It satisfies the requirements of the RYA for Instructor Level First Aid Certificates.

  Date Duration Price
Sat 20th Jan 2018 1 Day £75
Sun 25th Mar 2018 1 Day £75

+BCU / UKCC Level 1 Coach Award

As a Level 1 Coach you can assist higher level coaches, deliver coaching sessions under their supervision and deliver taster sessions. Before you become a Level 1 Coach you will need to register with your Home Nation Association (eg Canoe England). You are required to be 16 years or over, hold a BCU 2 Star (only if you are opting for a boat based award) and a BCU FSRT. Please call the Centre for information.

  Date Duration Price
Sat 4th Nov 2017, Sun 5th Nov 2017, Sat 18th Nov 2017 and Sun 19th Nov 2017 4 days over 2 Weekends £325

+RYA Powerboat Instructor

The Powerboat Instructor is a competent, experienced powerboater who has been trained to teach powerboating up to Level 2 under the supervision of the Principal or Chief Instructor of a recognised centre. Candidates should have logged at least five seasons' experience of powerboating, preferably in a range of boat types and sizes. For those who use powerboats as an integral part of their normal full-time occupation, this period is reduced to one season.

Candidates must hold the RYA's Level 2 powerboat certificate and a valid first aid certificate. No candidate under the age of 16 will be accepted for training. This course includes a skills assessment day on the first day of the course. Details can be found on the RYA website.

We currently have no scheduled dates for 2016, however if you are interested in this course please contact us for more information.