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Goyt Valley, Peak District National Park
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RYA Assistant Instructor

Required certificates One of the Sailing Scheme advanced modules
Age restriction None
Pre-entry assessment Recommendation by Principal of the Recognised Training Centre
Course content 20 hour course covering basic teaching principles, centre procedures and specific training in any unfamiliar equipment. Candidates will be assessed on their teaching ability with beginners.

The training and assessment can be conducted by an appropriately trained Senior Instructor who has been nominated by the Principal or Chief Instructor. 

The Principal/Chief Instructor will authorise and sign the certificate.

Qualified to teach Up to Sailing Scheme Level 2 or Youth Sailing Scheme Stage 3 under the supervision of a Senior Instructor. As the AI's training is limited to assisting qualified instructors and does not include first aid or powerboat handling, AIs must never be allowed to work without direct supervision.
Certificate validity This is a centre-specific certificate, awarded by the training centre and valid for five years