Townsville Sailing Club - Dinghy Assistant Instructor Course - Feb 2024


Sat 17 Feb 2024 09:00 — 17:00
Australian Sailing - DSC Accredited - Dinghy Assistant Instructor

Course information

Registrations for this course are closed.

This event is now closed.

Course Overview

This course focuses on the skills that an Assistant Instructor will need to assist a qualified Australian Sailing Instructor in delivering dinghy training courses. This qualification is for those who wish to progress in the sport by helping others who are learning.

Course Prerequisites

  • Must be 12 years-old

  • Water confident

  • Comply with relevant State Maritime Licence requirements

Who should do this course?

This course is for anyone wishing to work / help out at an accredited Australian Sailing Discover Sailing Centre or those wishing to go on to become a Dinghy Instructor. It's a great introduction to instructing for teenagers and also others wanting to help out at their Centre, such as parents, volunteers, etc.

Course Outcome

The course aims to provide you with a good foundation in the structure of the Dinghy Program, including an awareness of the fundamental skills, effective communication skills and an introduction to risk management. 

Pending your success, you will gain the Dinghy Assistant Instructor qualification. 


We recognise that some of our course participants are completing the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award and may be using sailing and/or club membership to complete one or more sections of The Award. To learn more, click here

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