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Instructor Equivalency Course

Instructor Equivalency Course

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Please Note We Have Courses, in July 2024, Aug 2024, Jan 2025, Feb 2025 & March 2025

If you only need an instructor equivalency course, the price is 38648 THB (1092$) IKO FEES 299$ INCLUDED or 27853 THB (if you already registered through the IKO website and paid 299$ IKO fee).

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Instructor Equivalency Course

Become a Pro Instructor With Accrokite!

Courses From

22nd to the 26th of July 2024

19th to the 23rd of August 2024

20th to the 24th of January 2025

17th to the 21st of February 2025

17th to the 21st of March 2025

You can get your ATC (Assistant training course), ITC (Instructor training course) and IEC (Instructor Equivalency Course) with us!

Get ready for a new life in Paradise!

Accrokite, located in Koh Phangan, offers comprehensive Kite Instructor Courses accredited by the International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO). Whether you’re looking to kickstart your career as a kiteboarding instructor or enhance your skills, Accrokite provides three main courses: the Assistant Training Course (ATC), the Instructor Training Course (ITC), and the Instructor Equivalency Course (IEC).

Kitesurf Instructor Equivalency IEC Course

The IKO Kitesurf Instructor Equivalency Course (IEC) is a specialized program tailored for experienced kitesurfing instructors seeking alignment with the International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) standards. Recognizing the value of instructors’ prior training and teaching experience, the IEC offers a streamlined pathway to integrate IKO’s methodologies and safety protocols.

Designed to condense learning into a short duration, the IEC aims to impart essential knowledge and skills developed by IKO over the past decade. While participants already possess teaching expertise and theoretical understanding, the course focuses on familiarizing them with IKO’s lesson plans, teaching standards, and safety guidelines.

Through a comprehensive curriculum, the IE delves into IKO’s proven methods for teaching kitesurfing, emphasizing safety as paramount. Participants gain insights into IKO’s rationale behind its teaching approach, understanding why it is considered the safest and most efficient method worldwide.

Furthermore, the IE offers a collaborative learning environment where experienced instructors from diverse backgrounds come together to share insights, experiences, and best practices. This unique opportunity allows participants to broaden their perspectives, enhance their teaching skills, and build a network of motivated and knowledgeable peers.

The IKO Kitesurf Instructor Equivalency Course (IEC) provides a fast-track route for experienced instructors to align with IKO standards, ensuring consistency and quality in kitesurfing instruction globally.

Instructor Equivalency Course (IEC) who is it for?

The Kitesurf Instructor Equivalency Course (IEC) offered by the International Kiteboarding Organization (IKO) is tailored for experienced kitesurfing instructors seeking alignment with IKO standards. This course is ideal for individuals who have prior teaching experience and want to transition smoothly into teaching under the IKO umbrella.

Those who have acquired teaching certifications from other organizations or have been teaching independently can benefit significantly from the IEC. It provides a streamlined pathway for them to understand and adopt IKO’s teaching methodologies, lesson plans, and safety standards.

Additionally, individuals who value continuous professional development and wish to enhance their teaching skills and knowledge base would find the IEC beneficial. By participating in this course, instructors can deepen their understanding of kitesurfing instruction and gain insights into the latest industry practices advocated by IKO.

Furthermore, instructors looking to expand their career opportunities internationally would benefit from obtaining IKO certification through the IEC. IKO’s globally recognized certification opens doors to teaching opportunities at IKO-affiliated centres worldwide, thereby broadening their scope and potential clientele.

The Kitesurf Instructor Equivalency Course (IEC) caters to experienced kitesurfing instructors seeking to align with IKO standards, enhance their teaching skills, and access a wider range of career opportunities in the kitesurfing industry.

For experienced instructors holding certifications from other organizations, Accrokite offers the Equivalent Training Course (IEC). This course allows instructors to convert their existing qualifications to IKO certifications, ensuring compliance with international standards.

Accrokite’s courses are conducted by experienced IKO-certified instructors who provide personalized guidance and support throughout the training process. Additionally, Koh Phangan’s ideal kiteboarding conditions, including consistent winds and shallow waters, provide the perfect setting for practical training.

By completing the Kite Instructor Courses at Accrokite, students gain valuable skills, industry-recognized certifications, and the confidence to pursue exciting opportunities in the world of kiteboarding instruction. Whether you’re seeking professional development or a thrilling new career path, Accrokite is your gateway to success in the kiteboarding industry.



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