Watersports Instructor Training (UK)
UKSA is a national maritime youth charity, based on the Isle of Wight, with a vision to widen access to maritime training, to enhance life skills and employment in the sector. We are the largest RYA training centre in the world, providing schools and groups activity programmes, full time education courses and professional career training in yachting and watersports.
UKSA is adhering to the respective Government and public health guidance and have been accepted for the UK-wide ‘We’re good to go’ industry standard mark
We don't just offer certification and training, as a youth maritime charity we can offer that something extra. We really look after our young people. Our careers students benefit from 1:1 mentoring, access to our careers network, realistic careers advice and help with CVs. We have a fantastic fleet, a waterfront campus in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, inspirational instructors and great facilities.
This course best suits those who love working outdoors and want to propel themselves from a hobby or passion, into a career. It is suitable for near-beginners or those looking to take their passion for watersports to instructor level. You need to be a good communicator and team player yet able to work on your own initiative. For maximum employability, you will qualify in teaching dinghy sailing, paddleboard, Paddlesport and windsurfing – making you very desirable within the watersports industry. The training will provide you with the qualifications required to work in the UK and around the world. UKSA has fantastic connections within the industry and will provide students with recruitment support that will give you the edge to enter the industry with confidence.
A minimum of one week’s recent dinghy and windsurfing experience.
Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK
Dinghy Sailing Qualifications:
· RYA Start Sailing Level 1
· RYA Basic Skills Level 2
· RYA Better Sailing Level 3
· RYA Seamanship Skill Modules
· RYA Advanced Sailing
· RYA Dinghy Instructor Pre-Assessment
· RYA Dinghy Instructor
· RYA Multihull Endorsement
· RYA Start Windsurfing
· RYA Intermediate Windsurfing (non-planing)
· RYA Intermediate Windsurfing (planing)
· RYA Advanced Windsuring
· RYA Start Windsurf Instructor
Paddlesport and Paddleboarding Qualifications:
· BC Foundation Safety and Rescue Training
· BC Kayak and Canoe Training
· SUP Training
· RYA Powerboat Level 2
· RYA Marine Short Range Radio
· RYA First Aid
· RYA Safe and Fun
All food and accommodation is included. No hidden costs.
UKSA run a variety of watersports instructor courses with different disciplines, training locations and employment outcomes.
Call our dedicated course advisors on 01983 203038
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