For those wishing to obtain an instructor qualification or just working with young people within a club/training environment – a vital introduction to dealing with the safeguarding environment.
This course is suitable for anyone working with children and vulnerable adults in an RYA environment. This includes those volunteering or working at recognised training centres and affiliated clubs. The course is undertaken online and it provides a basic level of knowledge and awareness, put in the context of realistic scenarios that anyone could encounter at their club or centre. It is a requirement for all newly qualifying Level 2 Racing Coaches, Dinghy and Windsurfing Instructors and Senior Instructors to complete prior to their instructor/coach training course.
We can get you set up for the course within a short period of time and all the resources you require are available online allowing you to complete the course at a time and pace to suit each individual.
A taster video of the course can be accessed here – Safe & Fun Course Taster Video
The RYA estimate the course equates to the same as 3 hours of classroom teaching and you may take more or less time to complete the course. You can undertake the training at your own pace, either all in one go or in a number of short sessions.
The cost of the course is £15. This includes the course and online/telephone support from our Instructors if needed. If you have a group requiring training please contact us for a bespoke quotation.
PLEASE NOTE : The course is not automatically activated and whilst we would usually hope to have the course set up within an hour or so of your email you should allow up to 24hrs. If you require urgent access please phone us to confirm availability before booking online. By buying online and requesting immediate access to the course you do waive your 14 day right to cancel. If you would rather wait the 14 days and then be set up we are happy to do that. Please note that we will of course always work with you to resolve any concerns you have. Our terms and conditions are available on the website.
To enable access to your online course we need to share some of your personal data with the RYA via your user profile in www.ryainteractive.org. This learning management website is hosted and maintained by a third party called Learning Pool, who will not use your personal information for any reason other than enabling your course. Your name and email address will be entered on www.ryainteractive.org in order to create your user account. On your first access to the site, you will be asked to enter your address and date of birth. You will have access to the site for one year in order to complete your online course. During this period, your personal information will be held on the website by Learning Pool and be available to this training centre and the RYA for the purpose of managing your course. Instructional support will be provided by this training centre for a period of one year from the date of your course booking. On completion of your course, your name, email, date of birth and address will be transferred to the RYA’s central database for the purpose of recording details of the course and any certification you gain as a result of it. This information allows the RYA to record your certification, to update any records they may already hold about you or your qualifications and to verify your certificate if required. After one year from the date of your enrolment on the course, your user account will be removed from www.ryainteractive.org. Full details of how the RYA will deal with your personal information will be displayed when you first access www.ryainteractive.org.
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