Training Schemes Administrator


Job Role:  Training Schemes Administrator

Salary: £21,000 - £22,000 per annum

Full Time: 35 hours per week

Location: Hamble (hybrid flexibility for correct candidate)

The RYA offers a range of benefits which include

  • 36 days holiday including public holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • 10% RYA contribution to a personal pension scheme,
  • Free life insurance
  • Discounts platform for retail, entertainment, holidays & gym membership
  • 2 volunteering days (paid)
  • Free charging point for electric vehicles whilst on your working days at the office
  • Social Events
  • RYA Membership
  • Optional Team Sailing Days

The role of the Training Schemes Administrator is to support the work of the RYA Chief Instructor, to ensure the efficient administration of the RYA Schemes (Dinghy, Windsurfing, Wing), assisting other administrators as required. You will work closely with other Training Scheme Administrators who support the Power, the Sail/Motor Cruising and the Shorebased schemes. Day to day workload is self-driven in consultation with the Chief Instructor.

Your responsibilities as a Training Scheme Administrator will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide support, including diary management, to the Chief Instructor, and ensure the smooth running of the RYA Training schemes.
  • Respond to general and technical enquiries concerning the RYA training schemes, and the wider Training Department.
  • Provide information and guidance to members of the public to choose appropriate training.
  • Respond to enquiries from RYA Instructors and provide information to assist with the delivery of the RYA training schemes.
  • Deal with complaints and tackle and investigate non-registration of certificates.
  • Organise (including the budgeting), and attend where necessary, annual Conferences.
  • Organise and administrate RYA Trainer revalidation, selection, and courses, including liaising with training team staff and their requirements.
  • Update and inform Instructors/Examiners/Principals of developments and initiatives within the training schemes.
  • Represent RYA Training at national Boat Shows.
  • Provide administrative assistance on projects with external partners including Duke of Edinburgh, MAIB and MCA

The RYA is committed to equality of opportunity

As an equal opportunity and disability confident employer, we celebrate and welcome diversity in all its forms and believe that a diverse workforce boosts innovation, productivity, and creativity. As an Inclusive employer we are also committed to prioritising inclusion and creating a truly inclusive workplace.

We are dedicated to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion and strive to be an inclusive and diverse workplace where everyone can be their authentic selves. We would particularly encourage applications from ethnically diverse candidates who are currently underrepresented at the RYA.

To Apply:
Please review the full job description and send a completed application form and an equality monitoring form to

Closing date for applications: 14 July 2023

Interviews to be held: 24 and 26 July 2023

Start date 04 September or ASAP