Training Notice 21 - 2

Training Notice 21 - 2

Training Notice 21 - 2

10 – 02 – 2021

Instructor Revalidation requirements for Irish Sailing Instructors
(SBSS, NPTS, GWS, Cruising)

In view of the ongoing uncertainty around the availability of instructor revalidation (CPD) courses due to COVID-19 restrictions the following adjustments have been made to the revalidation requirements for those whose certification is due for revalidation at this time.

Instructors with certification expiring between 01/01/20 and 30/09/21

Instructors must request an extension to their existing qualification by emailing

  • All other pre-requisites including Garda Vetting (still being processed) and Safeguarding (online revalidation if required) must be in place.
  • Attendance at online briefing session required.
  • Instructor qualification issued will be valid until 30/09/21.
  • Instructor qualification will be recorded on the Irish Sailing databased and listed under the Valid Instructors page in the Irish Sailing website. Physical certificates will not be issued until normal CPD / Revalidation process has been completed has been completed.
  • Normal revalidation or up-skilling requirements to be completed when possible for full revalidation.

Applications for temporary extensions of validity must be received by 30/04/21

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