Instructor Training

We're proud to be the centre where many sailing and paddlesport instructors start their careers. We select only the best tutors and educators to run our comprehensive instructor training programme. Many candidates go on to work for us, delivering high quality adventurous activities to our visitors.

We provide all the equipment you'll need, although you are welcome to bring your own, and a car parking permit for the duration of your course.

Don't meet all the pre-requisites yet? Check out our range of adult courses.

Are you a volunteer and need some help with funding these courses? Give us a call on 0118 934 4424 and we'll talk you through your options.

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RYA Dinghy Assistant Instructor

The RYA Assistant Dinghy Instructor award is the first step towards becoming a dinghy instructor. Participants will be encouraged to take a leadership role and develop their coaching & organisational skills. Once completed they will be able to assist as a volunteer on courses & events at the Activity Centre. This course is also suitable for people working towards their Duke of Edinburgh, Queen’s Guide, or Queen’s Scout awards.

Participants need to have RYA Stage 4 and at least one of the RYA Sailing Scheme advanced modules before taking the course. Ages 13+

Each day runs from 9am - 6pm

£130.00

First Aid Green Cross

First Aid

Learn the basics of land-based lifesaving skills and keep up to date with new techniques and procedures. Ages 14+

£60.00