RYA Personal Watercraft (PWC) Instructor
Now an essential qualification for any deck hand involved in helping guests and owners with the ultimate play machine onboard the Super Yachts.
Duration: 3 days including an independent examination on the last day.
2018: Tuesday 20th-22nd March (Exam on the 22nd)
NOTE: We can also run a PWC Instructor in February if enough interest.
You must be a RYA Member before doing the PWCI - £45-£52
Instructor Handbook: €30
As a PWC instructor, you will be able to run the RYA’s Personal Watercraft Proficiency course, but more importantly, you can also run the RYA’s new Introduction to PW Safety course, which is specifically aimed at guests on superyachts.
Prerequisites: At least 2 seasons experience of driving PWC’s, PWC proficiency certificate and a valid first aid certificate.
The course content includes:
• Principles of practical instruction
• Lesson planning
• Teaching styles & use of questioning
• Preparation & use of visual aid
• The structure of the scheme
• Planning progressive teaching sessions
• Preparation of boats & equipment
• Teaching methods to PWC proficiency level
Venue: Port Vell Marina, central Barcelona