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Dinghy Instructor

Love sailing? Become an RYA Dinghy Instructor and start a career inspiring and teaching the next generation of sailors. This is a 5-day course in which you will learn teaching methods, presentation skills and practice effective communication styles.

Duration: 5 days.

Pre-course requirements:

  • Pre-entry skills assessment, to be completed within 1-year before the instructor course.
  • A valid First Aid certificate.
  • RYA Powerboat level 2 certificate.
  • RYA Safe and Fun certificate.

All of these are available at DWSC.

*Please note that due to covid restrictions we will running an amended 3-day course, which forms part 1 of the Dinghy Instructor course. This allows successful candidate to teach single-handed boats, when COVID restrictions allow an additional 2 days will need to be completed to teach in double-handed boats.

Price: £220.

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If you have any questions or would like to know more about what it's like to be a dinghy instructor please don't hesitate to contact us on 0175368372 or sailing@dwsc.co.uk

We are always on the lookout for talented and enthusiastic instructors, once you've successfully completed the course speak to us about joining the team.

Assistant Dinghy Instructor

The RYA Assistant Dinghy Instructor course is aimed at people looking to start the Dinghy Instructor pathway but either do not yet have the required pre-requisites or are not yet of age. In order to qualify for this course, you should have passed at least one of the advanced modules and should have spoken to our sailing manager.

Following the course, you will be qualified to assist on courses up to Stage 3 and Level 2. You will also be taught about the centre specific safe operating procedures. Unlike most of the RYA awards, this award is specific to the training centre it is passed at.

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Pre-course requirements: At least one of the advanced modules and should have spoken to our sailing manager minimum age of 12.
  • Price: £105.
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Last updated 20:57 on 19 March 2021

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