RYA Radar Instructor

RYA RADAR INSTRUCTOR COURSE AIMS:

The aim of the Radar Instructor course is to equip you to instruct the RYA Radar course. The subject knowledge, interpersonal skills and teaching ability that you bring to the classroom session will be assessed and honed with the above course in mind. Your understanding of the syllabi, the structure of the course and the level at which it should be taught will be developed during this course.

HOW LONG IS THE RYA RADAR INSTRUCTOR COURSE?

One day (plus some pre course work)

WHAT ARE THE PRE REQUISITES TO BECOME A RYA

RADAR INSTRUCTOR?

  • Minimum age 18
  • RYA Radar course certificate or higher marine radar operator’s course certificate
  • RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence OR an RYA Instructor certificate in a practical discipline
  • RYA Teaching in the Classroom (TiC) or Level 3 Award in Education & Training (or higher level UK Teaching Award
  • RYA Membership
  • Small craft marine radar knowledge well in excess of the RYA Radar syllabus. Candidates must be experienced operators of small craft marine radar for collision avoidance and pilotage in good and poor visibility.

RYA RADAR INSTRUCTOR COURSE CONTENT:

The Radar Instructor course is a classroom-based session comprising of training and assessment. There will be discussions surrounding the regulations for running RYA Radar courses, the syllabus, equipment required and resources available. Each Instructor candidate will deliver a session from the Rya Radar course.

WHAT IS INCLUDED ON THE RYA RADAR INSTRUCTOR COURSE?

  • Pre Course Reading
  • 1 days of training/assessment
  • Use of our radar simulators, training SARTs, training AIS and reflectors
  • RYA Radar Course Notes
  • Lunch
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Free (on street) parking

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED ON THE RYA RADAR INSTRUCTOR COURSE?

  • Accommodation

RYA RADAR INSTRUCTOR COURSE RATIO:

RYA Radar Instructor training takes place with up-to 6 candidates per Trainer. The RYA does not sanction 1:1 Instructor courses.

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HOW LONG IS THE RYA RADAR INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATE VALID FOR?

5 years. After 5 years an Instructor revalidation is required.

BOOKING THE RYA RADAR INSTRUCTOR COURSE:

Bookings are taken and managed by the RYA at RYA Instructor Courses and Revalidations

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