Presentation on theme: "2012 Yachting Australia Training Centre of the Year 2012 Victorian Yacht Club of the Year."— Presentation transcript:
2012 Yachting Australia Training Centre of the Year 2012 Victorian Yacht Club of the Year
To be recognised as the best provider of training on the Mornington Peninsula To be recognised as the best provider of training in Victoria. And we did it......
Like many clubs the training offered at MYC had been provided by volunteers. This was successful both for junior and adult classes Although no assurance of continuity in program
MYC became an accredited training centre Introduction of the National Proficiency Scheme and then the GISBS scheme ◦ This provided a syllabus and guidelines Some members became qualified as assistant instructors and instructors to be able to provide these programs Introduction of the Tackers program to MYC Decision to employ a Training Administrator. Restructure of the Training & Development Committee
Time to increase the capacity of training offered at MYC ◦ School groups ◦ General public ◦ School camps ◦ Tertiary ◦ Sailability ◦ Member training Can only provide so many courses throughout the season on weekends due to resources but aim to utilise as best as we could. All staff conducting courses to be paid. YA qualifications – I / AI ◦ Aware of the syllabus and programs pathways ◦ Ownership to the programs From this – commitment to program
It has taken a couple of seasons to understand what MYC could do and offer. Although plenty of programs, staff can still be an issue / Uni etc Scheduling of courses to compliment yacht clubs activity ◦ Resources ◦ Rescue craft etc Education and awareness to MYC members of the training that does take place at MYC, not only weekends but active during the week. Utilisation of Mycentre for data entry, marketing and online entry
Courses are just the start to an introduction to the yacht club We would like membership gain from courses Incorporate more to the programs to introduce participants to MYC Ensure participants are introduced to committee members or members that are around during the sessions Introduced an additional sail on another type of boat ◦ Introduced them to additional members ◦ Introduced to different class of boat
BBQ for tackers programs Involvement in twilight sail Encourage club membership Encourage enrolment in more courses Use of club boats with their membership to enable them to practice or get involved in otb racing until boat purchased. Very good success rate of conversion from trainee to member Hold their hand for a while
Club workshop for instructors to go over procedures Support of upcoming AI and Instructors Increase in marketing MYC awareness of upcoming programs Continuation of additional opportunity – holding hand Encourage as many people to Discover Sailing with MYC.