Watersports Instructor Diploma

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LOCATION & START DATE
Falmouth Marine School - 18 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Sports & Fitness Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Watersports Instructor Diploma

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This is a unique course which prepares students for a career in watersports and the wider outdoor industry. This course is perfect for anyone that has an interest in sports, especially the outdoors.

If you are passionate about outdoor adventure and love being outside, this course can help you turn your passion into your career. Not only will you achieve your Level 2 diploma, you will also develop your personal and leadership skills in a range of watersports including paddleboarding, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing.

You will also have the opportunity to gain additional instructor qualifications which will make you extremely employable within the industry.

LOCATION & START DATE
Falmouth Marine School - 18 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Sports & Fitness Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

Stithians Lake is your classroom! 75% of your timetable will be getting afloat and developing skills in a wide range of watersports. Once your personal levels are upto scratch, you will start developing leadership and coaching skills. You will gain a range of RYA qualifications in sailing, windsurfing, powerboating and first aid. Your classroom sessions will focus on study such as business, sports events and health and safety.

You will have the opportunity to take part in several trips which could include surfing, coasteering, and even a trip abroad to a watersports centre!

Entry requirements

A minimum of three GCSEs at grade D (3) (ideally including maths and/or English)

Work experience

This course is based at Stithians Lake which is fantastic as it means that from day one you are immersed within the industry.
In addition to this, work placements are available at a range of watersports and outdoor centres, as well as local surf shops etc.

Assessment

You will be assessed through written and practical tasks. There are no exams.

Progression

The course naturally leads to the Level 3 diploma where you will be able to progress your skills further and gain even more national governing body qualifications. By the end of 2 years you could have the following qualifications:

L2 and L3 Diploma in outdoor sport
RYA powerboat level 2
RYA dinghy instructor
RYA windsurf instructor
2 Day outdoor First aid
Paddle boarding and Kayaking Instructor

Career pathways:
Watersports / outdoor instructor
Senior instructor
Centre manager

Falmouth Marine School

Falmouth Marine School

With a modern campus in the centre of Falmouth and boat workshops on the waterfront, studying at Falmouth Marine School is joyous. Few colleges in the country can boast the exceptional experience you will have, whether it’s studying to become the next marine scientist, marine engineer, boatbuilder, or watersports industry expert. There is a special, friendly and dynamic atmosphere on campus, which is backed up by a supportive and highly knowledgeable team. It’s no surprise that our alumni always recommend Falmouth Marine School to have your #careercollege experience.


Stithians Lake is your classroom! 75% of your timetable will be getting afloat and developing skills in a wide range of watersports. Once your personal levels are upto scratch, you will start developing leadership and coaching skills. You will gain a range of RYA qualifications in sailing, windsurfing, powerboating and first aid. Your classroom sessions will focus on study such as business, sports events and health and safety.

You will have the opportunity to take part in several trips which could include surfing, coasteering, and even a trip abroad to a watersports centre!

A minimum of three GCSEs at grade D (3) (ideally including maths and/or English)

This course is based at Stithians Lake which is fantastic as it means that from day one you are immersed within the industry. In addition to this, work placements are available at a range of watersports and outdoor centres, as well as local surf shops etc.

You will be assessed through written and practical tasks. There are no exams.

The course naturally leads to the Level 3 diploma where you will be able to progress your skills further and gain even more national governing body qualifications. By the end of 2 years you could have the following qualifications: L2 and L3 Diploma in outdoor sport RYA powerboat level 2 RYA dinghy instructor RYA windsurf instructor 2 Day outdoor First aid Paddle boarding and Kayaking Instructor Career pathways: Watersports / outdoor instructor Senior instructor Centre manager

Falmouth Marine School

Falmouth Marine School

With a modern campus in the centre of Falmouth and boat workshops on the waterfront, studying at Falmouth Marine School is joyous. Few colleges in the country can boast the exceptional experience you will have, whether it’s studying to become the next marine scientist, marine engineer, boatbuilder, or watersports industry expert. There is a special, friendly and dynamic atmosphere on campus, which is backed up by a supportive and highly knowledgeable team. It’s no surprise that our alumni always recommend Falmouth Marine School to have your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Level - Level 2
  • Location - Falmouth Marine School
  • Start Date - 18 September 2023
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