Instructor Training

Start your Instructor journey with us. Whether you're starting as an assistant instructor, jumping into a Dinghy Instructor course or honing your skills on instructor endorsements we’re here to help you through the process so you're all set to join us on the water as part of the team. Our main instructor training takes place at Island Barn Sailing Club, find out more below. 

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RYA Instructor Training

Pre Assistant Instructor course

Location: Island Barn Sailing Club

Spend a day with our experienced team leads learning about the content of the Assistant Instructor (AI) course and getting all the necessary skills to help you prepare for the AI course. The day will be half on the water and half on land.

Duration: 1 Day

Pre- requisites:  Good sailing experience 

RYA Dinghy Assistant Instructor

Location: Island Barn Sailing Club

The Assistant Instructor (AI) course will enable you to assist qualified instructors at the club you will be teaching at. You will be taught to assist with beginner courses up to National sailing Scheme level 2 and Youth Sailing Scheme Stage 3. AI is a 2-day course.

Duration: 2 Days

Pre- requisites:  Good sailing level and completed an advanced module from the RYA National sailing scheme or equivalent experience. Please email or call us if you are unsure if this is the correct course for you

Pre Dinghy Instructor course

Location: Island Barn Sailing Club

Spend a day with a Coach Assessor learning about the structure of a DI course. This will involve looking at the full content of the course and watching the coach run some sample sessions that you will be running on the DI Course. This great day will make you feel a lot more confident going into the Dinghy Instructor process.

Duration: 1 Day

Pre- requisites:  Good sailing experience 

RYA Dinghy Instructor Pre-entry

Location: Island Barn Sailing Club

Pre-assessment is a 1-day assessment. This is a practical sailing day assessing whether you have the sailing skills necessary to become a dinghy instructor. The Pre-entry needs to be completed within 1 year of the Dinghy Instructor course.

Duration: 1 Day

Pre- requisites: Confident to complete the 'Pre-Entry Skills' see the RYA's website for details or  email or call us for more information on the skills required. The pre-entry skills can also be found in the RYA (G14) instructors handbook. 

RYA Dinghy Instructor Course

Location: Island Barn Sailing Club

A 5-day course for those who are ready to dive into their instructor journey. You will spend a week learning how to get your enthusiasm for the sport across to your future students. 

Duration: 5 Days

Pre-requisites:  First Aid certificate, Pre-entry certificate, Safe And Fun course certificate, RYA Powerboat level 2. You can attend the course if you have not completed all the pre-requisites but they must be completed before your instructor qualification will be sent to the RYA. 

Bespoke Instructor Training 

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Spend some time with an experienced RYA Senior Instructor or Coach Assessor to develop your skills. The sessions will be tailored to you or your group. Contact us to arrange a time and date. 

Duration: 2hrs to 5 Days, it's up to you. 

Pre- requisites:  None

RYA Instructor Training

Due to the Corona Virus pandemic we are not taking booking for our courses, you can however register your interest using the form below. We will contact you when the bookings can open.

Register your Interest here
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