WATERSPORTS GUIDE

Certification program

Course: Watersports Guide | Duration: 4 Days | Language: English

Batch Size: Minimum 4 | Maximum 12 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open Water Lifeguard Certificate

  • Can swim 500 meters under 10 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

Validity

  • Certificate is valid for 1 year or till the expiry of Open Water Lifeguard Certificate

  • Refresher courses are organised annually