Presentation on theme: "Yachting Australia Instructor Training. By the end of this course you will be able to …. 1.Plan an effective instructional session in the classroom and."— Presentation transcript:
By the end of this course you will be able to …. 1.Plan an effective instructional session in the classroom and on- water 2.Facilitate a session that is fun, safe and engaging 3.Assess the learning of your students and be able to provide high quality feedback that will improve their skills 4.Develop strategies to work with difficult students and other stakeholders 5.Have an understanding of the Discover Sailing program and Instructor pathway and your role within it
Name How did you get into Sailing? Outline your previous experience as a trainer or instructor From what you know about Instructing, what do you believe to be your strengths and where can you develop/imrpove? Introductions/ Icebreaker
Yachting Australia Structure Yachting Australia State Associations Discover Sailing Centres Accredited Instructors Develop and manage national strategies, policies, programs, systems, standards and procedures, in consultation with the states to increase the number of people sailing safely at member clubs through skills development. Manage and provide local service to Centre’s and Instructors in implementing the Discover Sailing Learn to Sail (and Powerboat) Programs Deliver the Learn to Sail (and Powerboat) Programs to customers in accordance with the Yachting Australia Operating Standards and Guidelines. Deliver Programs to customers in accordance with the Yachting Australia Operating Standards and Guidelines
Eligibility to work at an accredited Discover Sailing Centre. Recognition by Discover Sailing Centres and customers as to having achieved a quality standard. Access to standard course syllabi and resources. Instructor liability insurance and centre public liability insurance. Access to ongoing learning and development through conferences and newsletters. Promotion of instructor qualification through the search facility on the website. Benefits of being a qualified Yachting Australia instructor
How to maintain your instructor qualification Your instructor qualification is valid for five years and during this period you must: Maintain a current applied first aid certificate Comply with the working with children state legislation in your state/ territory. Comply with relevant state maritime licence requirements Pay an annual renewal fee to Yachting Australia Following five years instructors must revalidate their qualification.
mySailor Upon successful completion of your instructor course you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. This is not a certificate of your qualification. Only when all of the pre-requisite requirements and assessment is completed will you be awarded a Certificate of Competency for your instructor qualification. A record of your achievement will be available on your personal online profile (known as mySailor, accessible through the Yachting Australia website) which you may access using your unique login ID (mySailor number) and password.
Course Assessments 1)Plan, organise and deliver a 10 minute theory session on your allocated topic 2)Plan, organise and deliver a 15 minute practical instructing session with a group on your allocated topic Each assessment task is designed to allow the you to demonstrate sufficient instructional skills, preparation and subject matter knowledge.
Contact Information > Yachting Australia Education and Training Department Email: firstname.lastname@example.org@yachting.org.au Phone: 02 8424 7400 Website: www.yachting.org.auwww.yachting.org.au