Advanced (PBI)


Course Description

RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor (APBI)

An Advanced Instructor can teach the Advanced Powerboat and Intermediate Powerboat courses and run own boat training away from the centre’s base.

To attend this course you must possess the following qualifications:

  • Be a RYA Powerboat Instructor
  • Possess your RYA Advanced Powerboat Certificate
  • Pass the RYA/MCA Advanced Powerboat Certificate of Competence examination, the RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal (Power) Certificate of Competence or the RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore (Power) Certificate of Competence.

To teach as an Advanced Powerboat Instructor you must also:

  • Hold a valid commercial endorsement on one of these Certificates of Competence

If you achieved your commercial endorsement by holding a pre 2005 Advanced Certificate please contact us.

We would also suggest:

  • Whilst not a prerequisite you are recommended to hold the RYA Yachtmaster theory qualification. As a minimum you must have an equivalent level of knowledge.
  • You have considerable boating experience in a range of conditions, across a variety of boats in various locations.
  • You have considerable night boating experience to the extent that a) You can safely manage a boat anywhere at night b) Teach others how to do it
  • The ability to explain any aspect of the Advanced Course with ease as defined by the syllabus.
  • You are a very experienced instructor with experience of delivering many Powerboat Level 2 courses.

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