RYA Powerboat Instructor
This practical and theory-based course will allow you to develop an understanding of the principles of practical instruction, lesson planning, teaching styles, the preparation of boats and equipment, the structure of RYA Powerboat Levels 1 and 2, assessing students’ learning, and the presentation of theory subjects. The syllabus is taught with a ratio of (6:1) students to instructor.
Providing that you maintain a valid first aid certificate, this course will be valid for five years from the date of issue.
To join this course, you’ll need:
- to be at least 16 years old
- a valid first aid certificate
- an RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate
- to 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.
Once you’ve successfully completed the course, you’ll be a qualified RYA Powerboat Instructor, able to teach the RYA Powerboat Scheme.