Iko Assistant Instructors Course

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Surf Connect Wind & Kitesurfing School says
IKO Assistant Kiteboard Instructor Course Brisbane

Would you like a career as a kiteboard Instructor? Take the Assistant Instructor Training Course to start your career today! This course is the first level towards a progressive career as an IKO Instructor.

Step one toward a pro career in kiteboarding

Would you like to take your kiteboard skills and turn them into teaching competencies? In this course, your IKO Certified Trainer will show you how to teach as a kiteboarding Assistant Instructor under the supervision of an Instructor Level 2 (or higher). Your training will be divided into 3 parts: evaluation and improvement of your knowledge and riding skills, theoretical lessons and practical teaching situation. Your Trainer will help you uncover how an IKO affiliated Kite Center works thereby making you knowledgeable on how to: prepare, use and manage equipment properly; follow the fundamental safety principles; and much more.

Duration and completion of the training

Course is two full days + another training day. Your trainer will evaluate your skills and verify if you meet the criteria at the end of your training. If you pass, your trainer will certify you as an IKO Assistant Instructor and you will be able to download your diploma online.

Worldwide qualifications and benefits:

•Teach up to one student under supervision,
•Work at IKO affiliated Kite centers,
•Eligible to register for the Instructor Training Course (ITC),
•Post personal profile information viewable on the general public website.

Prerequisites

•Be at least 16 years old (candidates under 18 years old must obtain parental consent),
•Be certified as an IKO Member Level 3N or have an equivalent level. To access the ITC, you have to demonstrate the requested skills during the AITC-Plus. To make sure your riding skills can be evaluated during the AITC-Plus, you can bring a video of you demonstrating these requested skills. This in case there is not enough wind during the course to perform the riding test.
•Have a valid first aid and CPR certificate.
•Must be able to read and write.

Cost of the course

The price of the course is divided in two parts. The first part is $52 USD. For this, you get the online manual, your IKO fee paid for the Assistant Instructor Training Course, and 1 year of IKO membership. The second part corresponds to the live training. The fee is $300 USD for this.

What’s next?

Do you want to work without supervision of an Instructor Level 2? Then, you must become an Instructor Level 1 which is the next step to become an independent trainer.

Email info@surfconnect.com for an information pack now. Courses are run monthly between August and April each year.
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By: Surf Connect Wind & Kitesurfing School