Teach the RYA PWC Proficiency Course with this PWC Instructor Training

If you are an experienced rider looking to upgrade your skills to teaching standards, the RYA PWC Instructor Course is for you. This course will teach you high quality instructing techniques that will allow you to teach the RYA PWC Proficiency Course and the RYA PWC Safety Course for guests using jetskis and other water craft on superyachts. 

If you already hold an RYA Powerboat Instructor’s certificate alongside the PWC Proficiency qualification, you will be able to fast-track this three-day course in one day. Please visit our RYA PWC Conversion Instructor Course page for more details. 

Do I need previous experience?

Yes, this course is suitable for students with a minimum of 2 years’ experience of driving personal watercraft. Students must also hold the RYA PWC Proficiency Course certificate prior to embarking on this courseThe RYA PWC Instructor Course is a revised version of the PWC Proficiency Course adapted for teaching, so knowledge of this syllabus is vital. 

The RYA PWC Instructor Course is a three-day training opportunity where you will be taught the skills to safety lead riders through the PWC Proficiency Course. Students over the age of 16 can take part, and our experienced instructors are dedicated to ensuring that each student receives the resources to allow them to give in-depth safety and handling guidance to inexperienced riders. 

Students must also hold a valid and in-date First Aid certificate, and a VHF Radio qualification. 

Is this course right for me?

If you are interested in deepening your knowledge to a teaching standard and learning the skills to provide high quality training to inexperienced riders, this RYA PWC Instructor Course is for you! By the end of the course, you will be able to teach the RYA PWC Proficiency Course. If you aspire to crew on a superyacht, you will be pleased to know that the RYA PWC Instructor Course will also allow you to teach the RYA Introduction to PWC Safety Course, training for guests on superyacht charter holidays to ensure their competence and safety. 

Guiding you through your RYA Jetski Instructor Course are our highly experienced RYA instructors who deliver high impact, high quality teaching either in a small group or on an individual basis. 

Located in the heart of Southampton, this three-day instructor course is perfect for those located in Hampshire, on the South Coast or even in London, and is designed to allow you to teach complete beginners the skills to operate a jetski safety. 

With a curated list of recommended accommodations to suit all tastes and budgets, the Ocean Sports Tuition team is more than happy to find you a place to stay for the duration of your visit. For more information about where we are located, contact us by calling 02381 242159 or email info@oceansportstuition.co.uk. 

What will I learn?

The RYA PWC Instructor Course is a revised version of the PWC Proficiency Course adapted for teaching. The course content is a great practical introduction to teaching, focusing on demonstrating how to instruct and debrief students, with an emphasis on safety and handling. The RYA PWC Instructor Course syllabus provides a comprehensive knowledge of teaching jetski handling and safety, and includes:

  • Practical teaching skills
  • Classroom teaching skills
  • Debriefing
  • Launching and recovery
  • Essential safety information
  • Riding and handling at low speed
  • Riding and handling at high speed
  • General manoeuvres
  • Avoiding collisions
  • Decision making
  • Capsize recovery
  • Passage planning

Course Costs

The RYA PWC Instructor Course cost is £425 per person. This course will be taught in a group, with a maximum group size of 6 students on 3 jetskis. For the duration of the course, you will have the opportunity to work on a 1-2-1 basis with an instructor both on the water and in the classroom to consolidate your teaching skills. 

Our prices are all inclusive and include fuel and our expert tuition. 

If you would like to book onto any of our RYA courses, you have three options: online, by phone on 02381 242159 or by email. 

All prices include VAT. 

The RYA PWC Instructor Course Fee Includes:

  • On site Parking available 
  • PWC Hire
  • Life Jackets and Gore-Text Waterproofs
  • PWC Fuel Costs
  • RYA PWC Instructor Course Certificate
  • Free Refreshments including Tea and Coffee

Jetski Course Package Deals

If you are interested in teaching but don’t have your RYA PWC Proficiency qualification yet, why not try our RYA PWC Instructor Course bundle? When you train with Ocean Sports Tuition, you can book both the PWC Proficiency Course and the three-day instructor course for only £645 per person, saving £49! 

To find out more about this fantastic deal, contact Ocean Sports Tuition today by calling 02381 242159 or by sending us an email! 

For further information regarding our PWC courses, please call Ocean Sports Tuition on

02381 242159 or email info@oceansportstuition.co.uk.

Own PWC Tuition

We can also deliver this course with an RYA instructor on your own PWC.  For further information, please contact us on 02381 242159 or email info@oceansportstuition.co.uk.

RYA Approved Course Location

The RYA PWC Instructor Course will be taught at our RYA-approved location in the heart of Southampton, a stone’s throw from the Solent:  

Unit 6 Saxon Wharf Marina
Lower York Street
SO14 5QF

Booking Details

To book, please view our course dates below and book online, email us or phone us on 02381 242159.

If you have any questions, or want to know if the course is right for you, or just want to talk in more detail about the course, please do not hesitate to call us.