Certification program

Course: Watersports Guide Duration: 10 Days | Language: English

Batch Size: Minimum 4 | Maximum 12 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open Water Lifeguard Certificate
  • Can swim 200 meters under 4 minutes in open water
  • Minimum body weight of 40 kilograms
  • Complete physical mobility for marine activities
  • Pass all the eligibility examinations
  • Should be able to communicate in English

Subjects Covered

  • Adventure Sports & Tourism
  • Types of Water Sport
  • Types of equipment
  • Basic equipment maintenance
  • Safety analysis before a trip
  • Activity briefing
  • Code of conduct for guides
  • Practical training
    • Paddlesports (Kayaking & SUP)
    • Snorkelling
    • Rescue boat familiarisation under 10 hp
    • Recreational trip management
    • Additional sport specific training modules are available on request*
  • Administration training
    • Logbook for activity
    • Equipment logbook
    • Incident & Accident Report

Course Outcome

  • Certificate for Watersports Guide
  • Employment opportunity in watersport centres & resort
  • Can conduct activity only in safe marked flat water area under watersport centre or resort
  • Can conduct activity for upto 4 guests under the supervision of an instructor
  • Can conduct discovery level programs for upto 4 guests under the supervision of an instructor
  • Can manage the safety & briefing for activities


  • Certificate is valid for 1 year or till the expiry of Open Water Lifeguard Certificate
  • Refresher courses are organised annually