Powerboat Instructor Course

Irish Sailing Powerboat Instructor Course

Powerboat Instructor Pre-entry Assessment: In order to qualify for entry onto an Irish Sailing Powerboat Instructor course you must first successfully complete the Powerboat Instructor Pre-entry Assessment. This assessment ensures that you have the pre-requisite skills and knowledge necessary to teach the National Powerboat Certificate in the Irish Sailing National Powerboat Training Scheme. Full details on the Pre-entry Assessment can be found here on the Irish Sailing website.

Contact us to discuss arranging a Pre-entry Assessment or check out the Irish Sailing list of upcoming courses here. 

Powerboat Instructor Course Details

The Aim

The Irish Sailing Powerboat Instructor course will develop your ability to teach people completing the following courses within Irish Sailing’s National Powerboat Training Scheme;

- Introduction to Powerboating

- National Powerboat Certificate.

The training will be provided by Irish Sailing Instructor Trainers and will take place afloat as well as ashore.

Duration: 4 Days

Powerboat Instructor Course Pre-requisites:

4 Day Course

- Minimum age 17 years

- Valid First Aid Certificate from approved course

- Powerboat Instructor Pre-entry assessment

- Irish Sailing Garda Vetting

- Safeguarding 1 Certificate

If you're already a qualified Irish Sailing Instructor in another discipline you can book onto a 2.5 Day Instructor Conversion Course.

 

Pre-requisites:

- Valid Irish Sailing Instructor qualification (e.g. Sailing or Windsurfing Instructor)

- Powerboat Instructor Pre-entry assessment

- Valid First Aid Certificate from approved course

- Irish Sailing Garda Vetting

- Safeguarding 1 Certificate

 

Certificate Valid For 3 years from date of issue; 5 years following re-validation or upgrade.

Powerboat Instructor Course

Safety Boat Instructor Course Details

Safety Boat Instructor Course

To deliver the Safety Boat Course in Irish Sailing National Powerboat Training Scheme

Duration: 2 Days

Pre-requisites

- Valid Irish Sailing Powerboat Instructor qualification

- Irish Sailing Safety Boat Certificate

- Valid Emergency Care Certificate

- Current Irish Sailing Garda Vetting

- Valid Safeguarding 1 Certificate

Certificate Valid For 5 years from date of issue.

Advanced Powerboat Instructor Course Details

Advanced Powerboat Instructor Course

To deliver;

- Advanced Powerboat Course

- Intermediate Powerboat Certificate

- Coastal Navigation for Small Boats

Duration: 2 Days

Pre-requisites

- Valid Irish Sailing Powerboat Instructor qualification

- Irish Sailing Advanced Powerboat Certificate

- Valid Emergency Care Certificate

- Current Irish Sailing Garda Vetting

- Valid Safeguarding 1 Certificate

Certificate Valid For 5 years from date of issue.

Scheduling and Booking Information

  • Please contact us to discuss your Powerboat Instructor course needs and available dates. 

  • For groups of 4 or more we can schedule dates to suit you.

  • Onsite training can be provided for clubs and organisations. 

  • Participants must provide their own personal protective equipment for this course.