Powerboat Instructor Course

“Becoming a RYA Powerboat Instructor is the first step on the instructional ladder and allows you to teach the RYA Powerboat Level 1 & 2 courses as part of an RYA Training Centre.”

Course description
This course is for people wanting to teach the RYA Powerboat Scheme.
This scheme is aimed at a variety of users from casual leisure boaters to professional small boat skippers. As an instructor you will therefore need to have experience in a variety of boats and situations.
Course Content
The course will consist of principles of practical instruction, lesson planning, teaching styles, use of questioning, preparation and use of visual aids, assessment of students’ learning, explanation and presentation of theory subjects, the structure of the scheme, planning progressive teaching sessions, preparation of boats and equipment, teaching methods to Level 2.
Course Duration
Three day course assessed by an independent trainer on the third day.
RYA Yacht master Instructor (power) may attend a one day conversion course.
Price :
950 euro/person (min. 3 students ) + costs independent assessor (to be shared between the students following the course)
Pre-course experience :
Five seasons experience of powerboating logged (preferably in range of boat types and sizes)
One season for those who use powerboats as an integral part of their normal full-time occupation.
Pre-course Requirements
Valid First Aid Certificate
RYA Powerboat Level 2
Health declaration form or medical questionnaire
Minimum age :
Pre-entry assessment
½ day skills assessment prior to the instructor training course.
Qualified to teach
Powerboat Level 1 and Powerboat Level 2 under the supervision of the Principal or Chief Instructor.
If you hold the Safety Boat Certificate, you may also teach the RYA Safety Boat Course.