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Old 12 April 2005, 13:30   #21
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Originally Posted by Aging Youth
Hi Tim,

Thanks for your comments. A couple more questions please.

What sort of costs would be involved for an instructors course & what equipment/skills would I need before hand?

Freelancing sounds like a good option, am i right in assumming it would be working most w/ends?

5 YEARS EXPERIENCE or 1 year if working on boats is your living
cost of the course varies from school to school but around £250/ £300

Freelancing can be as and when but mostly weekends and it don't pay alot
around £75 to £120 a day again depends on the school
Tim Griffin
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Old 25 April 2005, 15:53   #22
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If anyone wants another instructor to add to their list!

I am a freelance Instructor mainly based in N/Wales, but do some work in Southampton.

Willing to travel.
Available at Short notice.

Over 10 years experience on the water,
Been a Qualified PBI (L1/L2/Safety) Since Jan 2004 (Taught over 70 L2's)
PWC Instructor Since April 2004

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Old 26 April 2005, 14:58   #23
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I have just got my PBI from Dave Hickman, I have my first aid, sea survival, SRC. ICC, level 2, advanced and Powerboat Insructor Certificates.
I am currently at Exeter University, so I am pretty flexiable with hours and need very little notice. I am based in the South West, but can travel anywhere, where needed. I haven't taught any lessons yet, but hope to soon.

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