Update 11am Friday 20th March – Notice of Temporary Closure
Following updated advice from HM Government, NHS and WHO regarding the Covid -19 the Centre’s Board of Directors have agreed a proposal by the Centre Director that as of 1600hrs on the 20/03/20 Mount Batten Centre will close for a period of time that is yet to be defined but certainly likely to be until late April at least.
More information is available here.
Watersports Instructor Courses
RYA and BC Instructor Courses 2020
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 -
RYA Dinghy Instructor -
RYA Dinghy Senior Instructor - 4 days - £360 21/22/28/29 November
RYA Keelboat Endorsement - 2 days
BC Foundation Safety and Rescue Training - 1 day - £90 - 27 October
BC Stand-Up Paddleboard Discipline Support Module - 1 day - £70 - 29 May and 26 October
Adult Course Programme 2020
Royal Yachting Association - Sailing and Windsurfing
RYA Dinghy Level 1 Start Sailing - 2 days - £210 - 2/3 May, 13/14 June, 8/9 August, 5/6 September, 3/4 October
RYA Dinghy Level 2 Basic Skills - 2 days - £210 - 2/3 May, 13/14 June, 8/9 August, 5/6 September, 3/4 October
RYA Level 1 and Level 2 Start and Basic - 5 days - £405 - 25 - 29 May, 20 - 24 July
RYA Keelboat Level 1 Start Sailing - 2 days - £205 - 12/13 September
RYA Keelboat Level 2 Basic Skills - 2 days - £205 - 12/13 September
RYA Start Windsurfing- 2 days - £185 - 30/31 May, 26/27 September
Royal Yachting Association - Powerboating
RYA Powerboat Level 2 - 2 days - £280 - 9/10 May, 6/7 June, 25/26 July, 22/23 Aug, 26/27 Sep, 24/25 Oct, 28/29 Nov
RYA Safety Boat - 2 days - £280 - 31 Oct and 1 Nov
British Canoeing - Kayaking, Canoeing and
BC Paddle Discover SOT & CC Kayak - 1 day - £60 - 16 May, 13 June, 25 July, 29 Aug, 26 Sep, 10 Oct
BC Paddle Discover SUP & Canoe - 1 day - £60 - 17 May, 14 June, 26 July, 30 Aug, 27 Sep, 11 Oct
BC Paddle Explore - 2 days - £130 - 2/3 May and 11/12 July
BC SUP Sheltered Water- 1 day - £70 - 29 May and 26 October
BC Sea Kayak - 2 days - £130 - 2020 date TBC
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 http://www.rya.org.uk/training-support/Pages/SI-workbook.aspx
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 can provide these and other courses on a bespoke arrangement. The Centre can also offer personalised 1:2 training in all of our activities for £90 per half day or £165 per full day. For larger training groups please enquire direct.