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North Staffs Powerboat / Dam Head / Rudyard Lake / Staffordshire ST13 8XB

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All of our courses are delivered in accordance with the Royal Yachting Association standards and are annually audited for compliance.

Choosing your course

RYA Training Centre


National Syllabus - Learning

Take one of our Powerboat Courses to get into the sport, to improve your skills or to become a rescue specialist.  

Powerboat Instructor Training

If you want to become an instructor then this section is for you. We provide all of the training to get you through a P.B.I. Course.

Additional Skills & Assessments

We also offer additional skills training for a number of courses.

Powerboat Instructor Skills Assessment

1 Day Powerboat Instructor Skills Assessment to check your driving skills and knowledge.

Powerboat Instructor Course

3 Day Powerboat Instructor Course to teach you how to teach others to the RYA Scheme.

RYA First Aid Course

The RYA 1 Day First Aid Course. Valid for 3 Years

Select the course you are interested in for further details including the course syllabus and course dates. Costs are set out on the Bookings Page which is accessed once you select a course.

If you still have any questions once you have read the course info, then please contact us either via email or phone and we will be happy to help you.

Powerboat Hire for Safety Cover

Running a water based event and need some additional powerboat / safety boat cover.

VHF DSC Radio Course

1 Day course provides you with the necessary training to attain your VHF operators licence.

Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course

2 Day shorebased navigation and seamanship theory course.

Instructor Skills Refresher Day

Thinking of doing your P.B.I. and want to polish up prior to the P.I.S.A.

North Staffs Powerboat provide a number of Powerboat Courses to suit all levels of experience and competence. Choose your course from the list below, check the course content and availability, then book by following ‘Book this course’ link at the top of the page. Note your course code in your booking.

Start Powerboating - Level 1

1 Day Course for the beginner to try Powerboating.

Powerboat Handling Certificate - Level 2

2 Day Course to teach the basic skills required to operate a powerboat up to 12m. in length.

Safety Boat Course

2 Day Course to learn the skills to become a Safety Boat operator and to manage water safety.

Improver Day

1 Day non certified course, this is about quality time improving skills with an instructor.

Level 2 Direct Assessment

Do you need a straight forward Direct Assessment for your Level 2 Powerboat Certificate?

Taster Session

This is a 1 hour taster session for those thinking of attending an RYA Powerboat Course.