This is a specialist course to produce a Powerboat Instructor who is competent, experienced and has been trained to teach powerboating up to Level 2 under the supervision of the Principal or Chief Instructor of a recognised centre.
It is 3 days long; on the 1st and 2nd day the course will be split equally between the classroom and out on the water, instructing all modules as found in the RYA G20 Powerboat logbook. The 3rd day will be moderated by a second powerboat trainer. This is a quality control system to ensure the quality of the standards within the RYA.
The syllabus consists of: principles of practical instruction, lesson planning, teaching styles, use of questioning, preparation and use of visual aids, assessment of students' learning, explanation and presentation of theory subjects, the structure of the scheme, planning progressive teaching sessions, preparation of boats and equipment, teaching methods to Level 2.
Candidates should have logged at least one seasons' experience of powerboating, preferably in a range of boat types and sizes. Candidates will be at least 16 years old, hold the RYA's Level 2 powerboat certificate and a valid first aid certificate.