RYA First Aid Instructor Course

1 day

Age 18+

This course is a blend of assessing the candidate’s knowledge, instructing ability and ensuring the structure and standard required of the course is understood. Candidates must therefore ensure they have sufficient underpinning knowledge prior to attending.


Due to the short time available on the course, an appreciation of the restrictions to first aid in the marine environment is required. Also required are:

Equipment and Kit Information

RYA First Aid Instructor Course - Kit Info

The Centre is confident it can provide what you need for your shorebased course. Paper and pens will always be readily available but again some prefer to bring their own notepads and files. We have lecture rooms with Smartboards and a range of teaching tools to assist with your course.

Daily Schedule

RYA First Aid Instructor Course - Schedule

On arrival check in at our reception which is situated in the main entrance. You will be asked to complete a form with course and emergency contact details. A room key will be issued for residential guests and a brief outline of Centre facilities indicated.

Main timings of our day are:

Meals times. Breakfast: 0830hrs Lunch: 1230hrs Dinner: 1800hrs

All meals are served in the dining area.

Activity times. Your activity will run from 0930 – 1630hrs. Your instructors will guide you with clothing, activity and the content of the sessions.

Evenings will have some free time and there will be fun activities organised by our staff.

If you are a non-residential guest on these courses you can meet us at the yacht haven or travel on the ferry if coming from the mainland. Discuss this at time of booking.


Due to the current COVID-19 situation we are not taking any course bookings at the moment. If you have any questions in the meantime please contact cumbraecentre@sportscotland.org.uk

Booking Options

Course must be booked via the RYA online process.

Course Dates:
5 December 2020 (please note - this course will take place at sportscotland National Centre Inverclyde, Largs)
Cost £171

Lunch included.

If you require accommodation please call 01475 530757

Bed & Breakfast £31.00 per night. Evening Meal £11.25.

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