Lake Yard Marina, Poole
Thank you for booking your RYA Personal Watercraft Instructor conversion course at Marine Education. The following information should answer most pre-course enquiries, but if you require further advice, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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09:00 - 18:00
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What to bring:
Lake Yard Marina, Poole
Course meeting location:
Lake Yard Marina: when coming into the Yard, park as close to the top of the yard (nearest the entrance) as possible to allow for Yard movements. Your Trainer will meet you outside the front of the club house at 09:00
Your course will start at Lake Yard Marina with the theory aspects of the course, you will then travel to Salterns Marina by boat (where the PWC are stored on Versadocks), the practical training will commence from there. You will be returned to Lake Yard at the end of your course.
|AM (approx 9am - 12pm)||PM (approx 12:30pm - 6pm)|
|Housekeeping / Introduction to the course||Transit to Salterns Marina, Introduction to the PWC|
|Administration (certificate checks etc)||Launching & Introductory session delivery|
|Course Programming||Low Speed Sessions|
|Session Key teaching Points||Planing speed sessions, PWC Recovery|
|Briefing Skills & Group Control||Transit back to Lake Yard|
|Running a productive Navigation Session||Short PWC specific shorebased presentations - this may be carried out on the boat|
|Introduction to Personal Equipment||End of course debriefs|
Led by you / the instructor students
Led by your Trainer
PASS: All goes well on the course!
ACTION PLAN: There may be some aspects that you still need to work on prior to being signed off as a PWC instructor - if you receive an action plan this will follow the SMART structure (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Timely). Action plans are specific to the individual. Examples of an action plan are: needing more time/experience on a PWC or range of PWs, increasing your background theory knowledge, more practice running and managing sessions afloat etc
FAIL: Though this is a possibility, it is unlikely so try not to think about it. People fail due to being dangerous or not having a clue what they are doing, so pretty unlikely that you will fall into categories like this!
With a combination of enthusiastic and effective teaching, suitable and up-to-date equipment and a number of appropriate locations close to the centre, we are sure that you will have an enjoyable and productive course.
We look forward to meeting you.
You will be required to sign a Health Declaration before commencing your instructor course - please check the example wording below and if you have any concerns please contact me on email@example.com as we will just need you to fill out an extra form if so.
"I declare that I am not suffering from any physical or mental impairment which has an adverse effect on my ability to properly discharge my duty of care as an instructor. I undertake to inform the RYA if this changes and agree to submit to a medical examination if requested by the RYA."
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