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Instructor Course: Paragliding – Vancouver

May 2, 2014 - May 4, 2014

$300

Instructor Course: Paragliding

FlyBC Paragliding Ltd. will host an Instructors Course for Paragliding in Harrison Mills, BC

Dates: May 2-4, 2014

Facilitators: Jim Reich, HPAC Senior Instructor/Tandem II
Colleen Varcoe, HPAC Senior Instructor/Tandem II, Professor UBC

Speakers: other Local Paragliding Instructors

The course will run from 9 – 5pm daily, starting at Eagle Ranch. We will move to various sites depending on weather, so be mobile.

Fee: $350.00

Current instructors who wish to be re-certified can also attend. Fee for Re-certification is $175.00
Please make sure that your first aid is current.

HPAC Criteria for Instructors:

Apprentice Instructor

be a member of the HPAC/ACVL
have a Intermediate rating
(Note: applicants have a year from date of course to complete requirements. Instructors recertifying need to have valid first aid for the duration of their certification)

be a member of the HPAC/ACVL
be at least 18 years of age
have a HPAC/ACVL Intermediate rating and 25 hours airtime
Passed the Transport Canada HAGAR examination
have a current First Aid Certificate
assist a certified instructor for a minimum of 25 hours as an apprentice
successfully complete an Instructor Certification Seminar (minimum 24 hour course)
have the recommendation of a Senior Instructor

Paragliding Tandem Certification Course 

Runs from May 5-7, 2014

Fee: $300.00

Current instructors who wish to be re-certified can also attend. Fee for Re-certification is $175.00
Please make sure that your first aid is current.

Types of Tandem Endorsements

  1. There are two tandem endorsements: Tandem I and Tandem II. A certified instructor can hold one of the two tandem endorsements for hang gliding and one of the two tandem endorsements for paragliding.

Requirement to Obtain a Tandem I Endorsement

  1. In order to qualify for a HPAC/ACVL Tandem I endorsement, candidates must meet the following requirements:
    1. hold a HPAC/ACVL instructor or senior instructor certification;
    2. have a HPAC/ACVL advanced rating in the desired activity;
    3. have a minimum airtime of 100 hours and 50 flights or 50 hours airtime in the past 12 months in the desired activity;
    4. successfully completed a Tandem I seminar;
    5. conduct five flights with a Tandem II instructor and 15 flights with a rated pilot; and
    6. have the recommendation of a Tandem II instructor.
  2. In order to retain a Tandem I endorsement, instructors must:
    1. log at least 50 flights or 50 hours air time in the desired activity per year;
    2. log 10 tandem flights or five tandem-hour per year;
    3. use a certified tandem glider and reserve parachute ;
    4. use tandem flight only for instructional purposes.

Requirement to Obtain a Tandem II Endorsement

  1. In order to qualify for a HPAC/ACVL Tandem II endorsement for hang gliding or paragliding, instructors must meet the following requirements:
    1. hold a HPAC/ACVL instructor or senior instructor certification;
    2. have at least 100 tandem flights as pilot-in-command;
    3. assists a Tandem II instructor in conducting a Tandem I seminar.
  2. In order to retain a Tandem II endorsement, instructors must:
    1. log at least 50 flights including 10 tandems annually;
    2. use a Certified tandem glider and reserve parachute ;
    3. use tandem flight only for instructional purposes; and
    4. conduct at least one Tandem I Seminar every three years.

For more information contact:

FlyBC Airsports
  Box 79, Harrison Mills, BC
Canada V0M 1L0
Mobile: 604-618-5467 

E-Mail: FlyBC E-Mail

Details

Start:
May 2, 2014
End:
May 4, 2014
Cost:
$300
Website:
http://www.flybc.org/instructorcourse.htm

Venue

FlyBC Paragliding Ltd
Box 79
Harrison Mills, BC V0M 1L0 Canada
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Phone:
604-618-5467
Website:
http://www.flybc.org/instructorcourse.htm

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