IKO KITE Assistant Training Course
Would you like a career as a kiteboard Instructor? Take the Assistant Training Course to start your career today! This course is the first level towards a progressive career as an IKO Instructor and must be completed prior to your Instructor Training Course.
Step one toward a pro career in kiteboarding
Would you like to take your kiteboarding skills and turn them into teaching competencies? In this course, your IKO Certified Assistant Trainer will show you how to assist as a kiteboarding Assistant Instructor under the supervision of an Instructor Level 2 (or higher). Your training will be divided into 3 parts: evaluation and improvement of your knowledge and riding skills, theoretical lessons and practical teaching situation. Your Assistant Trainer will help you uncover how an IKO affiliated Kite Center works thereby making you knowledgeable on how to: prepare, use and manage equipment properly; follow the fundamental safety principles; and much more.
How to Book & Course Costs
- Book on this page or contact KR to confirm availability.
- Module 1 (E-learning, online component) – US$169 to be paid online directly to IKO and gives you access to eLearning materials to complete Module 1 of the Assistant Training Course.
- Module 2 (In person training at KR) – AUD$675 can be paid on this page, or by contacting KR by phone or email for further information and availability. This will secure your place in the course.
Duration and completion of the training
You can complete this training in a minimum of 5 days + Module 1 E-learning Component. Your trainer will evaluate your skills and verify if you meet the criteria at the end of your training. If you pass, your trainer will certify you as an IKO Assistant Instructor and you will be able to download your diploma online.
Worldwide qualifications and benefits:
Access to IKO Instructor Training Courses
Assist and supervise one Kiteboarder Level 2 and above
Assist any IKO Instructor/independent riders in launching/landing procedures
Assist IKO Instructors Level 2 and above in safety, circulation, organization and equipment setting
Work at IKO affiliated Kite centers
Manage the safety and organization of the spot
Manage the organization of equipment and its necessary maintenance
Manage rental for independent riders (equipment selection and set up/S.E.A. assessment)
Post personal profile information viewable on the general public website
Be at least 16 years old (candidates under 18 years old must obtain parental consent),
Be certified as an IKO Level 4 or have an equivalent level. To access the ITC, you have to demonstrate the requested skills during this ATC. To make sure your riding skills can be evaluated during the ATC, you can bring a video of you demonstrating these requested skills. This is in case there is not enough wind during the course to perform the riding test. Contact KR if you are unsure level wise and we can discuss further.
Must be able to read and write
Do you want to work without the supervision of an Instructor Level 2? Become an Instructor Level 1