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Becoming a Safety and Sea Survival Instructor
Candidates attending to SSS course range from novice to highly experienced, and the instructor must be able to deal with questions at ALL levels. This Instructor course is an intensive 3.5 day course involving theory and practical training with ongoing assessment. During the final day of the course you will be expected to deliver a section of the syllabus which may include a pool session.
- You should be an experienced Offshore Sailing Instructor
- You must hold a current Applied First Aid Certificate
- You must hold a current SSS Certificate
- You should hold a Marine Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency (MROCP)
- Extensive experience of ocean sailing and heavy weather
- Possess a passion for Safety at Sea
How to express your interest in becoming a SSS Instructor?
Please complete the application form (see below) and include a brief introduction of yourself, including reasons for wishing to become an SSS Instructor. Please also add any personal experiences you feel that will be of value in the classroom. A deposit will be required on application with the balance being due 4 weeks prior to the course commencement date. All applicants will be notified and joining instructions will be sent to suitable candidates once payment has been approved.
Maintaining your Qualification
The SSS Instructor qualification is valid for three years. To maintain the qualification Instructors must:
- have delivered a SSS Course over the three year period
- maintained curency of their SSS Certificate
- maintain currency of all other pre-requisite certification (see above)
- be observed delivering the SSS Course
- have paid their Yachting Austrlaia annual renewal fee
- stay up to date with current developments in the field
It is also reccommended to attend the Annual National Conference.