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Old 25 May 2011, 04:01   #1
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RYA Sea Survival Instructor Training

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I have been offered a place this summer to do my RYA Sea Survival Instructor Course. I was wondering if members think this is something worthwhile doing. Is their much demand for freelance instructors with this qualification. My other worry is so many people are looking at doing STCW and I believe the RYA course is no longer applicable.

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Old 25 May 2011, 16:07   #2
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Hi Ben

I'd say go for it. Regardless of the commercial viability (and I can't comment on that in your part of the world - but I run about 6 or 8 a year up here), it's a good course. In my opinion, perhaps the best of the courses the RYA offers for instructors. It's not an easy one to get a place on, and you'll meet a good group of other instructors there

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PS Our experience (up here again, so may not apply for you) is that there is no significant drift to STCW
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Its really about the demand in your area and at the centres you are likley to work at.

I know a couple of Sea Survival Instructor who have been qualified several years and never run a single course, likewise i know others (myseld included) running about 30 a year.
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