Instructor Pre-Course Briefing
This is for all instructors briefing their clients at the start of a new course / activity.
Introduction: instructor name, course name, duration and breaks.
Site briefing: location of changing, toilets, first aid, muster point and fire alarms.
Operating area: parameters, hazards and wildlife.
Course outcomes: content, scope and skill level.
PPE: buoyancy aid / lifejacket, wetsuit, waterproofs.
On the water: signals.
Emergency action plan: what to do in the event of an emergency.
Instructor personal kit: Whistle, knife, VHF radio.
Instructor additional kit * Throwline, carabiner, towline, survival bag, first aid pack, spare SUP leash.
Incapacitated Instructor* VHF radio, First Aid, Chart & Card.
*For SUP / Kayak instructors working solo or away from the centre’s operating area for hires.