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RYA Instructor Training Courses

Our instructor courses provide high quality training in teaching techniques - both ashore and afloat. Fully qualified RYA coaches/assessors guide participants through the intensive learning process required to become an instructor.

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RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor

The Senior Instructor (SI) is an experienced instructor who has been trained and assessed as competent to manage courses within the RYA’s Sailing Scheme. The 4-day course covers the role of the Senior Instructor including centre management, on water management and delivery of the on-water sessions.

To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years of age and have two years intermitent or one year full-time instructing since qualifying, hold a valid first aid certificate and RYA Safety Boat Certificate and have done the RYA Safe & Fun course.

Duration: 4 Days
Cost: £350
Times: 09:00 - 18:00
2022 Dates: 5/6 & 12/13 March 2022

Volunteers at Welsh Clubs may be eligible to receive partial funding for this course. Contact us for details.