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Watersports Instructor and Personal Performance Courses

RYA and BC Instructor Courses 

The Mount Batten Centre offer various Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and British Canoeing (BC) Instructor courses at all levels. So whether you are looking to upgrade your existing qualifications, begin a new career or assist your local watersports club please get in touch to discuss your requirements.


Royal Yachting Association and British Canoeing Instructor Courses

RYA Pre Entry Dinghy Assessment - 8th October (reserve date 9/22/23 October)

RYA Dinghy Instructor -  24th 28th October Half term

RYA Dinghy Senior Instructor - Dates tbc 

 BC Foundation Safety and Rescue Training- Dates tbc 

BC Paddlesports Instructor - Dates tbc 

BC Paddlesports Leader Training and Assessment - Dates tbc

 BC Stand-Up Paddleboard Discipline Support Module - Dates tbc 


Adult Course Programme 


Royal Yachting Association - Sailing

RYA Dinghy Level 1 Start Sailing - 2 days - £230 : 23rd - 24th April (FULL) 10th -11th May, Further summer dates to be released

RYA Dinghy Level 2 Basic Skills - 2 days - £230 : 23rd - 24th April (FULL) 12th - 13th May, Further summer dates to be released


Royal Yachting Association - Powerboating

RYA Powerboat Level 2 - 2 days -  £295

19th - 20th March (FULL) , 23rd - 24th April, 10th - 11th May (FULL), 24th - 25th August (FULL) 19th - 20th November (Spaces available)


British Canoeing - Kayaking, Canoeing and Stand-Up Paddleboarding

BC Paddle Discover Sit on Top  & Closed Cockpit Kayak - 1 day - 

BC Paddle Discover Stand up Paddleboard & Canoe - 1 day - 

BC SUP Sheltered Water- 1 day - 

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Useful Downloads for Instructor Courses

Coach Registration (CR) Form - Used for registering for all British Canoeing Instructor Courses BCU CR Form

British Canoeing Coach Registration Pre-requsities - A guide detailing the pre-requsities for British Canoeing Instructor Courses BCU Coach Pre-requsites

RYA Senior Instructor Workbook - To be completed prior to joining either the RYA Senior Dinghy or RYA Senior Windsurf Instructor courses - workbook found here

RYA First Aid Policy - Details First Aid courses accepted by the RYA for instructor courses RYA First Aid Policy

RYA Safe and Fun online Safeguarding Course - It is a pre-course requirement for all newly qualifying Dinghy, Windsurf and Senior Instructors to complete the RYA Safe and Fun online course.


If there are no suitable dates listed then please contact us as we may be able to provide these and other courses on a bespoke arrangement. 




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