CANSail Dinghy

CANSail DINGHY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSES
 
The CANSail Dinghy Instructor Courses
CANSail Instructor development courses are scheduled and delivered by our Provincial Sailing Associations. Please contact your PSA regarding clinic schedules, locations and registration.
 
Do you want to become a CANSail Dinghy Instructor? Click here for more information.
CANSail Fundamental Course - The CANSail Fundamental Course is the first step in the CANSail Instructor system. Successful completion of this course will enable instructor candidates to attend further clinics such as the CANSail Level 1 & 2, 3 & 4, and 5 & 6 Instructor Training Clinics. The CANSail Fundamental Course has been developed to provide an opportunity for instructors to reflect, problem solve, collaborate with peers and continue to build on knowledge from previous experiences, skills and new knowledge acquired from the clinic.  This course is mandatory for anyone taking a coach/instructor development clinic.
Prerequisites
 
CANSail 1 & 2 Instructor - Instructors who successfully complete this course will be qualified to teach beginner participants at the CANSail  1 & 2 Level, and have access to valuable CANSail Instructor Tools.
 
CANSail 3 & 4 Instructor - Instructors who successfully complete this course will be qualified to teach participants at the CANSail 3 & 4 Level and have access to valuable CANSail Instructor Tools.
 
CANSail 5 & 6 Instructor - Instructors who successfully complete this course will be qualified to teach participants at the CANSail 5 & 6 Level and have access to valuable  CANSail Instructor Tools.
 
Wet Feet Module - This is a professional development module for current Sail Canada Instructors looking to expand their instructional base. CANSail Wet Feet is a program for delivery specific to 5-8 year olds. The curriculum, lesson plans and teaching methods are specific to engaging this young group while inadvertently teaching them about sailing boats, water safety, and fundamental movement and balance skills in Optimist Dinghies and dockside.
 
Chutes & Wires Module - This is a professional development module for current Sail Canada Instructors looking to expand their instructional base. Instructors who successfully complete this course will be qualified to teach participants at the CANSail Chutes and Wires 1 & 2 Level.
 
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IMPORTANT LINKS
CANSail Update Presentation – Instructors & Coaches are encouraged to watch this short presentation to ensure they are up to date for the 2014 season! The presentation slides only (no narration) are available here
 
 
NCCP Maintenance of Certification
Starting in January 2014, NCCP requires all ‘Certified’ coaches to accumulate Professional Development points in order to maintain NCCP certification. Detailed information can be found here.
 
LTSD Online Module
All Sail Canada Dinghy Instructors & Coaches are required to complete this free online module in order to be eligible to register annually. Click here to complete the LTSD Module now!
 
Make Ethical Decisions - Online Evaluation
All CANSail Dinghy Instructors & Coaches who have completed the CANSail Fundamental Course are required to complete the Make Ethical Decisions online evaluation by logging into their Locker Profile. Please note that CANSail Instructors 1&2 and 3&4 must complete the Instruction stream, while CANSail 5&6 and Development Coaches must complete the development stream. Click here for detailed information on how to complete the module
 
CANSail Instructor & Coach Recertification
The CANSail Instructor & Coach Recertification Policy changed, effective July 1st 2010. Recertification for all CANSail Instructors & Coaches must be completed through a provincial sailing association. To review the updated Recertification Policy, please click here. The certification period for CANSail Dinghy Instructors and Coaches is 36-months to the end of the calendar year. For example if you completed your clinic in May 2011, your level would expire December 31st, 2014. LF / MLF Recertification Policy 
 
Instructor Insurance
 
 
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