• Instructor Training

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RYA and British Canoeing Instructor training courses available in powerboating, dinghy sailing, windsurfing, cruising, shorebased theory and paddlesports. The primary role of the National Centre is to deliver quality courses which will produce high class instructors. Instructor qualifications are essential for volunteering, working in watersports and ensure good teaching throughout the country.

Our courses are delivered by professional coaches and trainers of the highest standards. It is now a requirement that those attending RYA Instructor courses become RYA members. All RYA Instructor qualifications require a valid First Aid certificate.

Instructor course experience and requirements are outlined under course title Prerequisite for Instructor courses.

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RYA Dinghy Instructor Pre-Entry Assessment

From £56

​Sail and show off your skills!

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1 day

Dinghy Instructor, Pre-Entry Preparation & Assessment

From £212

Enjoy 2 days gaining top tips from instructors and making sure your skills are ready for the test!

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2 days

RYA Dinghy Instructor Training & Assessment

From £430

​Have your certificate endorsed by the National Centre and get set for working in the industry.

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5 days

RYA Advanced Dinghy Instructor Endorsement

From £212

​This addition to your Dinghy Instructors certificate allows you to deliver the RYA advanced dinghy sailing courses.

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2 days

Fastrack Dinghy Instructor

£1,699

​Need your qualification to get a summer job? We will help you achieve this.

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20 days

Multihull Instructor Endorsement

From £212

Instructors who completed their initial training course in one boat discipline may want to subsequently Instruct in mutihulls

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2 days

RYA Start Windsurfing Instructor

£430

This course provides an introduction to the skills required to teach beginners to windsurf.

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5 days

RYA Intermediate Windsurfing Instructor

£374

On successful completion of this course the candidate will be able to teach Intermediate Windsurfing and the associated modules.

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4 days

Senior Instructor Prep Day

£10

A very useful day with a Coach Asessor that helps prepare candidates in a relaxed setting for their Senior Instructor course.

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1 day

RYA Senior Instructor Training & Assessment

£0

This is the progression for RYA Instructors seeking positions with more responsibility. Course outline in RYA G14 handbook.

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4 days

Powerboat Instructor Pre Entry

From £65

This is necessary for anyone looking to train as a Powerboat Instructor

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1 day

RYA Powerboat Instructor Training & Assessment

From £408

Our instructors will guide you to reach the standard for this valued qualification.

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3 days

Fastrack Powerboat Instructor 17 days

£1,450

​Gain the skills and experience you need to become an Instructor in under 3 weeks!

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17 days

RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor

From £382

This endorsement is for experienced powerboat instructors who wish to teach the advanced powerboat course.

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2 days

PW Instructor

£495

Our Trainers will support you through this PW Instructor training and assessment course

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3 Day

PW Instructor Conversion Course

£186

A one day conversion course for existing Powerboat Instructors

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1 day

RYA Cruising Instructor (sail)

£650

A terrific 5 day cruise refreshing skills and learning how to teach the RYA cruising syllabus. An expert instructor will support your progress.

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5 days

RYA Cruising Instructor (Power)

£830

A 4 day course refreshing skills and learning how to teach the RYA Cruising (power) syllabus. An expert instructor will support your progress.

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4

RYA Yachtmaster Instructor (sail) Training & Assessment

£830

​Become qualified and teach others to be competent yachtmasters.

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5 days

RYA Yachtmaster/Cruising Instructor (sail) Revalidation

£255

​Make sure all your paperwork is up to date. Cumbrae delivers all related courses.

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2 days

RYA Yachtmaster Instructor (Power)

£788

Use your experience to become a specialist in the motor cruising sector.

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3 days

RYA Yachtmaster/Cruising Instructor (power) Revalidation

£214

​Make sure all your paperwork is up to date. Cumbrae delivers all related courses.

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1 day

RYA Shorebased Instructor Course

£280

The Shorebased Instructor course is for anyone wanting to teach the RYA’s shorebased navigation and seamanship courses.

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    2 day

    RYA First Aid Instructor Course

    £170

    This one day course is full of essential first aid techniques for anyone going afloat.

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    1 day

    RYA Diesel Engine Instructor

    £170

    ​Another important area where you can use your knowledge to teach others.

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    1 day

    RYA Radar Instructor

    £170

    ​This is a once a year opportunity and additional courses only on demand.

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    1 day

    Prerequisites for Instructor Courses

     

    ​General Information supporting Instructor Courses. A guide to qualifications.

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    British Canoeing Canoe and Kayak Coach (Sheltered Water) Assessment

    From £120

    British Canoeings Canoe and Kayak Coach (sheltered water) assessment will test your own personal paddling, safety & rescue and coaching skills.

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    1 Day

    British Canoeing Canoe and Kayak Coach (Sheltered Water) Training

    From £245

    British Canoeings new discipline specific training course focuses on HOW to coach the discipline specific skills and WHAT you will be coaching.

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    2 Day

    British Canoeing Core Coach Training

    From £245

    British Canoeing have launched the new Coach Awards, which aims to create discipline specific pathways across all paddlesports disciplines.

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    2

    British Canoeing Paddlesports Instructor

    From £490

    For many this course is the first step on the coaching pathway and on this course we will teach core coaching skills.

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    4 Day

    British Canoeing Paddlesports Leader Assessment

    From £95

    New for 2018. Teaching you how to lead, supervise or facilitate safe and quality trips

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    1 Day

    British Canoeing Sea Kayak Coach (Advanced Water) Assessment

    From £120

    New for 2018 - more info coming soon!

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    1 Day

    2 Day

    British Canoeing Sea Kayak Coach Assessment

    £120

    New for 2018 - coming soon!

    Please note this assessment will start at 1900hrs on start date advertised.

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    1

    British Canoeing Sea Kayak Coach Training

    From £245

    new for 2018 - more info coming soon!

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    2 Day