BECOME A PROFESSIONAL KITESURF INSTRUCTOR

Blouberg, Cape Town
2022-2023

THE INSTRUCTORS COURSE

Our mission is to create a conscious kitesurf community working to support South Africa's lesser fortunates.

 

Kitesurfing is for everyone, which is why we have created an educational program that teaches motivated kite-enthusiasts become professional kitesurf  instructors.

 

The course is based on years of teaching, knowledge and experience in the kitesurfing and hospitality industry.

The course is free, where we are trying to create a conscious kitesurf community working to support South Africa's lesser fortunates.

Interested?

Awesome!

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A job that fits

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS COURSE

Available to every kitesurf-enthusiast

Kitesurfing is for everyone, which is why we have created an educational program that teaches motivated kite-enthusiasts become professional kitesurf  instructors.

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THEORETICAL

Theory knowledge that you need to become a well rounded kitesurf instructor:

  • Didactics

  • Weather and climate knowledge

  • Basic kite aerodynamics

  • Weather implications

  • Understanding currents

  • Equipment maintenance

  • Understanding weather forecasts

  • Etc.

PRACTICAL

Practical knowledge that you need to become a well rounded kitesurf instructor:

  • Key elements (wind directions, wind window, beach and water dangers)

  • Safety systems

  • The basics of flying a kite

  • Student stability

  • Board recovery

  • Boardstarts

  • Riding toeside

  • Jumps

  • Etc.

INSTRUCTOR OPPORTUNITIES AND POSSIBILITIES

After all your work and experience, you have become an official kitesurfing instructor. What are the benefits?

INDEPENDENT INSTRUCTOR

CERTIFIED & REFERENCE

  • Official kitesurf instructors certificate

  • Official kiteschool reference

POSSIBILITIES

  • You earn an instructors wage/salary

  • You can work at any kitesurfschool in the world

  • You can become a freelance instructor

COMPENSATION & WAGE

COMPENSATION PERIOD

  • You receive a fair compensation after every lesson taught

  • Your compensation period ends after 25 lessons

WAGE / SALARY

  • You will receive a normal instructors wage once the compensation period ends (after 25 lessons), you are now a qualified instructor

  • Bare in mind, criteria need to be met and you need to have shown dedication and perseverance upon your quest to become a professional kitesurf instructor

PROFESSIONAL & FUN

PROFESSIONAL

  • You are now a kitesurfing professional with endless opportunities in hospitality and the kitesurfing industry

FUN

  • Your work is at the beach, with nature, surrounded by like minded individuals

WHAT DO WE EXPECT FROM YOU?

You will need to show us:

MOTIVATION & DEDICATION

MOTIVATION

  • Would you like to know how something really works?

  • Do you enjoy teamwork?

  • Do you enjoy teaching?

  • Do you enjoy progression?

  • Are you a happy spirit?

Then this course / job is something for you!

DEDICATION

DEDICATION

  • Teaching kitesurfing is a very rewarding and humbling experience. Its amazing to see your student improve.

  • Teaching can be a bit physically demanding, a bit of determination, sunscreen and water will get you through the day.

AVAILABILITY

AVAILABILITY

  • We require you to be available for a minimum of 2 months after course start.

  • Your compensation period ends after 25 lessons.

  • Once you are an official kitesurf instructor, you will receive a normal kitesurf instructor wage.

DATES

Below you find more detailed information

FEBRUARI, THEORY PART 1, 10:00 - 13:00

DECEMBER COURSE

DECEMBER 8 - 13,

MORNING THEORY: 9:00 - 12:00

December 8, Thursday

December 9, Friday

December 12, Monday

December 13, Tuesday

DECEMBER 15 - 16,

AFTERNOON PRACTICAL: 13:00 - 16:00

December 15, Thursday

December 16, Friday

DECEMBER 17 ONWARD,

LESSONS UNDER SUPERVISION 13:00-16:00

You will have all the knowledge neccesary and will proceed with lessons under supervision

(Lesson times will vary, depending on the wind)

FEBRUARY COURE

FEBRUARY 1 - 7,

MORNING THEORY: 9:00 - 12:00

February 1, Thursday

February 2, Friday

February 6, Monday

February 7, Tuesday

FEBRUARY 8 - 9,

AFTERNOON PRACTICAL: 13:00 - 16:00

February 8, Thursday

February 9, Friday

FEBRUARY 10 ONWARD,

LESSONS UNDER SUPERVISION 13:00-16:00

You will have all the knowledge neccesary and will proceed with lessons under supervision

(Lesson times will vary, depending on the wind)

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EXCITED? GREAT!

Before applying, please read the T&C's below

Terms & Conditions

At Kitesurfing Blouberg we pride ourselves on offering the best possible service to our valued customers and clients. We are a small but fair company, always aiming for customer satisfaction. However, as a business we also have to protect ourselves and invite you to read our terms and conditions below.

  1. The course is completely promoted and funded by www.kitesurfingblouberg.com's NGO side.

  2. Instruction and coaching is done by volunteers with years of experience, safety is our paramount concern.

  3. Compensation to students is done through the NGO's fund.

  4. Due to the weather dependency of kitesurfing, we request students to arrive on time for their lessons. Time lost due to the lateness of students is not our responsibility and will not be accounted for.

  5. If the wind is not adequate on the day of your lesson (excluding theory lessons), we will reschedule it to the next available slot.

  6. We will always operate with the safety of our students, clients and others on the beach as our first priority. If the safety of those is compromised at any time, our instructors reserve the right to immediately terminate the lesson.

  7. Whilst Kitesurfing Blouberg does carry full third party liability cover, students and clients must complete our waiver and medical form, supplied through WhatsApp before commencing lessons.