Safe & Fun


The Recognised Training Centre (RTC) must also hold recognition for other RYA courses.

D12.1 Certification available

RYA Safe and Fun certificate

D12.2 Minimum course duration

There is no fixed course duration as students can study at their own pace.

D12.3 Award criteria

Online assessment. On passing the assessment students can download their Safe and Fun certificate.

D12.4 Instructor qualification

The nominated instructor must have:

  • a practical RYA instructor qualification;
  • a Safe and Fun certificate;
  • relevant experience of working with children and/or vulnerable adults in an RYA context, complying with an organisation’s safeguarding policies and procedures;
  • experience of instructing RYA courses for children.

Due to the above experience requirements, the nominated instructor is likely to hold a criminal records check, although this is not a requirement.