Adult Training

RYA Assistant Instructor Course May-June 2021

Required certificatesOne of the Sailing Scheme advanced modules
Pre-entry assessmentRecommendation by Principal of the Recognised Training Centre
Training courseTraining is based on a 20 hour course covering basic teaching principles, centre procedures and specific training in any unfamiliar equipment (see RYA book G14). Candidates will be assessed on their teaching ability with beginners. The training and assessment can be conducted by an appropriately trained Senior Instructor who has been nominated by the Principal or Chief Instructor. The Principal/Chief Instructor will authorize and sign the certificate.
Qualified to teachUp to Sailing Scheme Level 2 or Youth Sailing Scheme Stage 3 under the supervision of a Senior Instructor. As the AI’s training is limited to assisting qualified instructors and does not include first aid or powerboat handling, AIs must never be allowed to work without direct supervision.
Certificate validityThis is a centre-specific certificate, awarded by the training centre and valid for five years