Are you ready to become an ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising instructor?
1. Are you a current ASA member, or willing to reactivate your membership?
2. Do you hold the ASA 204 & 205 Instructor Certificates?
3. Do you have at least one year of Instructor experience at the ASA 204 Certification Level?
If you are able to respond "yes" to the questions above, you're ready to become an ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising Instructor!
Apply for the ASA 206 IQC by sending us your completed ASA-107B Instructor Application and Sailing Resume forms. (If you are applying to simultaneously enroll in consecutive ASA 205 and 206 IQCs, please note this on your application. You only need to submit one copy of each form.) Email your completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about the clinic or application process? Email or call our office at (415) 331-8250.
The ASA 206 IQC is the fifth instructor-level clinic in the keelboat training system and certifies an individual for teaching the ASA 106, Advanced Cruising course at an ASA affiliate school. ASA Instructor Certification Standards parallel those required for students, but at a much higher level with emphasis on teaching. Certification requires the Instructor Candidate to pass written and oral examinations and to pass an on-the-water skills evaluation by a certified ASA Instructor Evaluator. When the Candidate is successful, the Instructor Evaluator signs the Candidate's log book and the ASA issues the certification stickers by mail.
Clinic Price: $495
NOTE: Even though you can earn your ASA Instructor Certificate without holding a US Merchant Marine Credential (captain's license), you will not be eligible to work as an instructor on US federal waters without credentials/licensure.