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Watersports Instructor Training

POSTED ON 19 Dec 2023
course Details

UK Sailing Academy's (UKSA) 13 week Watersports Instructor Training course best suits those who love working outdoors and want to propel themselves from a hobby or passion, into a career. It is suitable for near-beginners or those looking to take their passion for watersports to instructor level. You need to be a good communicator and team player yet able to work on your own initiative.

 For maximum employability, you will qualify in teaching dinghy sailing, windsurfing, and wingsurfing, gain your multihull endorsement and train on paddleboards and paddlesports crafts – making you very desirable within the watersports industry. The training will provide you with the qualifications required to work in the UK and around the world. UKSA has fantastic connections within the industry and will provide students with recruitment support that will give you the edge to enter the industry with confidence.

Course overview

  • 13 weeks training
  • Expert tuition – theory and practical learning
  • Qualify to teach dinghy sailing, windsurfing and wingsurfing
  • Train on paddleboards and paddlesports crafts
  • Networking with the industry
  • Careers advise
  • Food and accommodation included


  • RYA Dinghy Instructor
  • RYA Multihull Endorsement
  • RYA Start Windsurf Instructor
  • RYA Wingsurfing Instructor
  • BC Foundation Safety and Rescue Training
  • BC Kayak and Canoe Training
  • SUP Training
  • MCA Elementary First Aid
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • RYA Safe and Fun
  • RYA Marine Short Range Radio


As a charity, UKSA often have funding opportunities available for many of it's students.

Open Days:

Attend an open day to learn more about UKSA's courses, meet the team, see their campus facilities and get a feel for what life as a future UKSA student will be like!

Find out more

Call UKSA's dedicated course advisors on +44(0)1983 203038 or visit




Watersports Instructor Training


Watersports courses


Dinghy, Instructor courses, Windsurfing instructor courses


8th September - 6th December 2024

Age restrictions


Support in place

Students benefit from CV and industry guidance, 1:1 mentoring, and guaranteed job interview with at least one industry employer. We have a fantastic fleet, an all-inclusive waterfront 4-acre campus, dedicated instructors, and great facilities. Funding opportunities available.


£3,995 (funding opportunities available) - guaranteed job interview

Included with this course
  • Food included
  • Specialist equipment included
  • Company rep

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