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RYA Dinghy Instructor Course 2024 » Day 3

24th February

This event is part of the RYA Dinghy Instructor Course 2024 group.
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RYA Dinghy Instructor Course 2024

About the course

The RYA Dinghy Instructor course is a widely recognised teaching qualification that will prepare you to inspire and teach the next generation. You'll cover the RYA method, the structure of the RYA and how to teach sailing.

During your training, you'll learn the RYA syllabus, the skills to be a successful instructor, effective communication styles and teaching methods. The course is a continual assessment with a moderation by a second trainer at the end of the course.

Course Dates

Preparation Day

Saturday 10th February

Pre-entry assessment

Sunday 11th February

Day 1

Saturday 17th February

Day 2

Sunday 18th February

Day 3

Saturday 24th February

Day 4

Sunday 25th February

Day 5

Saturday 16th March

Day 6 (moderation)

Sunday 17th March

YOU MUST ATTEND ALL DAYS

Prerequisites / RYA Dinghy Instructor Requirements:

  • Be aged 16 years or older
  • Valid First Aid Certificate; For a list of acceptable First Aid Certificates visit the RYA Website
  • RYA Membership
  • Hold an RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate
  • Hold the RYA Safe and Fun Certificate. This is completed via the RYA interactive online course and can be booked through many online RYA centres.
  • Have completed the pre-entry sailing assessment within 1 year prior to the instructor training course. (Please note the pre-entry sailing assessment is included on the 2nd day of your instructor course as seen above)
  • Although not required, we would also advise you to complete RYA Seamanship Skills.

Qualified to teach

  • Sailing Scheme Levels 1, 2 and 3, Day Sailing, Seamanship Skills, and Sailing with Spinnakers (If suitably experienced and approved by the Principal or Chief Instructor)
  • Youth Sailing Scheme Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • Instructors are qualified specifically to teach on dinghies only
Instructors are not assessed as competent in running a training centre and should always work under the supervision of an RYA Senior instructor.


Please contact Craig Bond for further details or to book email: bryer2004@hotmail.com

Last updated 11:07pm on 15 January 2024

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