Starting in 2021, CANSail Instructors & Coaches are required to complete Safe Sport Training as part of their certification (Safe Sport Training will be accepted for 5 years from the date of completion).
There are two Safe Sport Training Modules that Sail Canada can accept:
Respect in Sports Training– Access through your Sail Canada Profile. There is a $30 charge for this training. A record of this module will be added to your Sail Canada profile automatically.
Criminal Background Check
On December 3rd, 2018 it was announced that CANSail Instructors & Coaches will be required to complete an Enhanced Police Information Check (EPIC) in order to register with Sail Canada starting January 1st, 2019. Not required for instructors under the age of 18.
Accepted forms and requirements for submitting to Sail Canada:
Your local police station or preferred provider – Submit a scan or photo to email@example.com;
Sail Canada recognized provider Sterling Backcheck– when completed through Sterling Backcheck, the outcome can be directed to Sail Canada automatically.
Make Ethical Decisions – Online Evaluation
All CANSail 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 Windsurf Instructors must complete the Instruction stream.