RYA NAVIGATION INSTRUCTOR COURSE AIMS:
The aim of the Navigation Instructor course is to equip you to instruct the following RYA Navigation courses:
- RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship
- RYA Day Skipper and Watch Leader Shorebased
- RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased
HOW LONG IS THE RYA NAVIGATION INSTRUCTOR COURSE?
Two days (plus some pre course work)
WHAT ARE THE PRE REQUISITES TO BECOME A RYA NAVIGATION INSTRUCTOR?
- Minimum age 18
- RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Certificate. If the course was not completed recently it is important that candidates refresh their knowledge of the whole syllabus.
- RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence or RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor
- RYA Teaching in the Classroom (TiC) or Level 3 Award in Education & Training (or higher level UK Teaching Award
- RYA Membership
- Enthusiasm and knowledge well in excess of this course
RYA NAVIGATION INSTRUCTOR COURSE CONTENT:
The Navigation Instructor course is a classroom-based session comprising of training and assessment. There will be discussions surrounding the running of RYA navigation courses, the syllabi, equipment required and resources available. Each candidate will deliver a pre prepare session and carry out chartwork exercises.
WHAT IS INCLUDED ON THE RYA NAVIGATION INSTRUCTOR COURSE?
- Pre Course Reading
- 2 days of training/assessment
- Use of our resources
- RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Course Notes
- RYA Yachtamster Offshore Shorebased Course Notes
- RYA Yachtmaster Student Resources
- Tea & Coffee
- Free (on street) parking
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED ON THE RYA NAVIGATION INSTRUCTOR COURSE?
- Meals & Accommodation
RYA NAVIGATION INSTRUCTOR COURSE RATIO:
RYA Navigation Instructor training takes place with up-to 6 candidates per Trainer. The RYA does not sanction 1:1 Instructor courses.
HOW LONG IS THE RYA NAVIGATION INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATE VALID FOR?
5 years. After 5 years an Instructor revalidation is required.
BOOKING THE RYA NAVIGATION INSTRUCTOR COURSE:
Bookings are taken and managed by the RYA at RYA Instructor Courses and Revalidations