Watersports Instructor Training

Watersports Instructor Training

Course Details

UKSA’s 11 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 and windsurfing, 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. Graduates also have the opportunity to work for UKSA.  If selected by our watersports recruitment team, you can kickstart your new career by spending your first season working in the area you are familiar with and gaining valuable experience with a variety of different groups.

Course overview

  • 11 weeks training
  • Expert tuition – theory and practical learning
  • Qualify to teach dinghy sailing and windsurfing
  • 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
  • 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


Depending on your individual circumstances, students can apply for up to 80% assisted funding to help kick-start your adventure. 

Find out more

Call our dedicated course advisors on +44(0)1983 203038 or visit https://uksa.org/course/professional-training/watersports/watersport-instructor-training/ 

  • Course Information 

  • Company: UKSA
  • Vacancy: Watersports Instructor Training
  • Category: Dinghy , Instructor courses, Windsurfing
  • Dates: 29/11/22 - 24/02/2022 and 03/01/23 - 21/03/23
  • Cost: £4,750 (funding available) - option to work for UKSA
  • Support in place: Students benefit from 1:1 mentoring, CV guidance and careers mentoring, and experienced and dedicated instructors. We have a fantastic fleet, an all-inclusive waterfront 4-acre campus, inspirational instructors, and great facilities. Up to 80% assisted funding available. Work for UKSA on successful completion of training.
  • Age limit: 18+
  • Included with this course
    • Accommodation
    • Food
    • Specialist Equipment
  • Locations:
    • England
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