• Course ID: C122
  • Discipline: Powerboat
  • Level: Instructor

Provides the competent and experienced powerboat handler with the training to teach powerboating up to the standard of ISA Powerboat National Powerboat Certificate under the supervision of the Principal of an ISA recognised teaching establishment and a Powerboat Senior Instructor. An intensive course training you how to teach ISA National Powerboat Scheme, with an external Examiner moderating. You learn how to organise boats and teach on the water, to make a presentation in the classroom, the importance of understanding your student, how to communicate and much more.

Endorsements: if you are a qualified Instructor in another discipline, eg. windsurfing, dinghy you may attend a 3 day PB Instructor endorsement to qualify in this discipline. You must attend a one day Pre Entry.

Re-validation/CPD day : if your PB Instructor cert is out of date or about to become invalid, you may attend a one day CPD day. Must have teaching log.

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Accreditation ISA Powerboat Instructor
Boat 6.5m Excalibur RIB 120hp Mercruiser inboard diesel engine, 5.5 m Humber RIB 90hp Honda four stroke engine, 4m Narwhal RIB 15hp Honda four stroke engine.
Length of Course 5 Days, often over two weekends (3 day and 2 day). Re-Validation/CPD is one day only. Endorsement is 3 days plus Pre Entry.
Objective You will be trained and prepared for the role of Powerboat Instructor including being able to deliver ISA Introduction to Powerboating and ISA National Powerboat Certificate Courses in open power driven boats.
Location SailCork's base at East Ferry in Cork Harbour. Full facilities including a chartroom for briefings, changing rooms, easy access to the water for dinghies and marina for larger boats.
What to bring Your personal powerboating gear, suitable for powerboating in all conditions. Buoyancy aid or lifejacket. Notebook and pen. Whistle and knife. Powerboat logbook
Meals Bring a packed lunch and course materials as required
Syllabus KNOWLEDGE OF SPORT: Role of National Governing Body, Role of ISA Training Centres, Knowledge of ISA National Powerboat Scheme, Role of Coaching Ireland. PERSONAL SKILLS: Powerboating skills and knowledge, VHF radio communications, Emergency care. ENVIRONMENT: Weather, Tides & currents, Development of environmental awareness, Protecting the environment. INSTRUCTION STYLE, VALUES & ETHICS: The Instructor, Ethics, Learning styles & teaching methods, Working with children, Inclusion. INSTRUCTION SKILLS: Delivering skills based sessions, Delivering knowledge based sessions, Course programming, Delivering on the water skills sessions, Delivery on shore skills and knowledge sessions, Use of appropriate tasks and exercises, Group management, Managing Resources, Assessment - standards for and methods. SAFETY: Risk assessment, Risk management, Action in the event of an emergency. COMMUNICATION: With participants, with other instructors. REVIEW, SELF-REFLECT & EVALUATE: Feedback from participants, Evaluating session objectives, Evaluating methods and performance.
Course Brands ISA
Pre Course Minimum 17 years of age. Recommendation from Club Officer or Centre Principal. National Powerboat Certificate (endorsed for console and tiller as well as planing). Several seasons powerboating logged following certification. Valid Emergency Care Certificate. VHF SRC Radio Course. Powerboat Pre-Entry Assessment.
Pre Course Advice Must have Pre entry cert; Log up to date; Inform office of all PB qualifications you have achieved. VHF cert. Basic Nav recommended.
Course Brands ISA
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