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6 Week Dinghy & SUP Instructor

A comprehensive six week programme designed to take complete novices through to becoming an RYA Dinghy and BSUPA SUP Instructor.

What is it?

The six weeks comprise of five weeks training in preparation for the instructor course in the final week. The training weeks give the candidates an opportunity for intensive training in a friendly environment with experienced mentors. It will guide the group from having never been in a boat or on a board to being fully prepared to deliver quality tuition and demonstrations of these skills. The qualifications gained are extensive and for any further information on the individual courses click the links below.

· RYA Start Sailing level 1 · RYA Basic Skills level 2 · RYA Better Sailing level 3
· RYA Seamanship Skills · RYA Sailing with Spinnakers · RYA Day Sailing
· RYA Powerboat Level 2 · RYA First Aid · RYA SRC Radio Operators License
· British Canoeing 2 Star · Foundation Safety & Rescue Training · Safe and Fun online course
· Pre-entry Assessment · BSUPA level 1 Instructor* · RYA Dinghy Instructor

 

During the learning phase you will see how an experienced instructor delivers the courses you will soon be teaching, preparing you to hit the ground running upon completion. This condensed approach also gives time to frequently discuss your progress with your mentor and quickly act on those recommendations. As the course progresses, you will have chances to develop both your personal ability and experiment with your delivery style all whilst ticking off the pre-requisite qualifications. By the end of the six weeks it is expected that the candidates will be fully equipped to safely and confidently deliver a range of watersports courses. The qualifications above will give anyone looking for a ‘foot in the door’ to this industry a fantastic foundation.

*Candidates for BSUPA level 1 must be over 18

When is it?

The programme runs twice a year, once in Jan-Feb and then again in Sep-Oct

Who is it for?

The course is tailored for individuals who are 17+and wanting the fastest way to their dream job. No existing experience is necessary but a passion for the water and a craving to teach are advantageous. This is the easiest way to go from zero to hero and get on the instructor ladder.  If you are already a competent dinghy sailor, check out our short course packages.

How much is it?

£2999

What next?

The next step is to get out and start teaching with your new qualifications. If you want to build your CV and practical delivery experience before going solo then look at our work experience options (link).  If you have the bug and are looking to broaden your opportunities, we also run all of the instructor endorsements such as Mulithull and Keelboat Instructor.

Programme Benefits

  • The training weeks give the candidates an opportunity for intensive training in a friendly environment with experienced mentors.

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