Introduction

Portsmouth Watersports Centre are offering a wide range of instructor courses and training programmes. You can become a dinghy instructor, powerboat instructor or windsurfing instructor on our training programes.

Our 6 and 15 week programmes will tak you from a beginner to instructor level. About 15 weeks of intensive, professional outdoor instructor training. Get the qualifications you need to work in the watersports industry.

When

6 Week Dinghy Instructor: 9th September – 20th October 2017

15 Week training programme: 1st November – 30th March 2018 (Depending on conditions) 

Accomodation

Accomodation can be arranged on a pay monthly basis with a local provider. We are happy to look at arranging this for you.

Equipment

You will need to purchase the equipment that you need to do that course, however we happy to arrnage this for you and it will be at a sudsidised cost.

Employment

We like to retain our instructors who have been through our programmes to give them experience of working in the industry, we can also put you in a better position to being employed by another provider either in the UK or aboard.

Both of our instructor training packages start from £1,600.

Our 15 week programme is run 2 days a week and with bolt on windsurfing it will be an extra day per week the same for powerboating. Our 6 week programme is run over 5 days a week Monday to Friday, and if you wish to do bolt on course that will have to be done on a seperate ocassion.

We would like you to get the most out of your learning with us, and once you have completed the appropriate course then you can come down and take the equipment out when ever you like for FREE, we also have a gym on site which can be used when ever we are open.

Courses

Become a RYA Dinghy Instructor with us at Portsmouth Watersports Centre, a great location for varied conditions.

Prerequisites

  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • First Aid 1 day course e.g. RYA First Aid
  • RYA Dinghy Instructor Pre-entry
  • RYA Safe and Fun (online safegarding course)

Are 6 week intensive course is 5 days a week and will take you from begginer to instructor level.

Qualifications:

  • RYA level 1 Start Sailing
  • RYA Level 2 Basic Skills
  • RYA Level 3 Beter Sailing
  • RYA Seamanship Skills
  • RYA Sailing with Spinakers
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • RYA First Aid
  • RYA VHF Radio
  • RYA Dinghy Instructor Pre-Assessment
  • RYA Dinghy Instructor 

Our 15 week traineeship is 2 days a week and will take you from befgginer to instructor level.

Qualifications:

  • RYA level 1 Start Sailing
  • RYA Level 2 Basic Skills
  • RYA Level 3 Beter Sailing
  • RYA Seamanship Skills
  • RYA Sailing with Spinakers
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • RYA First Aid
  • RYA VHF Radio
  • RYA Dinghy Instructor Pre-Assessment
  • RYA Dinghy Instructor 

During your course you will also get benifits such as:

  • Free use of the gym.
  • Free Equipment Hire

Including SUPs, Kayaks, Dinghys when completed RYA Level 2 course, windsurf kit when completed RYA Start Windsurf Course.

  • 25% off selected courses,

e.g. RYA Safety Boat, RYA Start Windsurf, BSUPA Ready to Ride, BCU 1 Star.

  • Dicounted personal equipment,

e.g. wetsuits, drysuits,buoyancy aids, boots, gloves ect.

3 day course

Online Booking

Instructor Training Courses CLICK HERE TO BOOK
RYA Dinghy Instructor CLICK HERE TO BOOK
Intensive Dinghy Instructor (6 weeks) CLICK HERE TO BOOK
Dinghy Instructor Traineeship (15 weeks) CLICK HERE TO BOOK
RYA Senior Instructor CLICK HERE TO BOOK
RYA Powerboat Instructor CLICK HERE TO BOOK

 

Contact us today on: 023 9266 3873

Contact Us

Business Hours

Opening Days:

  • Monday - Friday   08:30 - 19:30
  • Saturday - Sunday (March - October)   08:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday (Nov - March)   9:00 - 13:00
  • Sunday (Nov - March)   CLOSED

About Us

Welcome to Portsmouth Watersports Centre. For over 45 years the centre has provided high quality experiences and instruction in a range of activities. Situated on the east side of Portsmouth in the picturesque Langstone Harbour with views over the South Downs.

Address

Eastern Road Portsmouth Hampshire PO3 5LY