RYA PWC Instructor Course

RYA PWC Instructor Course in Southampton: Course Summary

  • Course Duration: 3 days
  • Course Location: Saxon Wharf Marina, Southampton, SO14 5QF
  • Course Cost: £425pp
  • Previous Experienced Required: Yes
  • Minimum Age Requirement: 16 years old
  • What The Course Includes: PWC fuel costs, loan of Gore-Tex waterproofs and life jackets, parking, and more!
  • What You Will Learn: Classroom teaching, debriefing, general manoeuvres, decision making, capsize recovery, and more.

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 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. 

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. 

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. 


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. 

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. 


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


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.

All prices include VAT. 


  • 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


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! 


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.


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