IKO instructor training course in Tarifa

If you want to turn your passion for kitesurf into a profession, you can become an IKO instructor.

IKO - International Kiteboarding Organization - offers a reliable and professional training program. IKO certification is the only one known worldwide. Once you finish your training you have acquired and developed knowledge to teach kitesurf professionally and safely.

The program includes exercises with real students and theory lessons. After finishing the course you are qualified as an IKO instructor level 1 and able to work as an instructor in a kitesurfing school. IKO has trained instructors since 2001, it operates in 39 countries and currently has hundreds of affiliated centers around the world.

Once you become part of the IKO network you'll have access to a whole range of jobs worldwide.

  • Requirements and benefits
  • AITC Assintant instructor training course
  • First aid course
  • ITC instructor course

Requirements and benefits of the IKO instructor course

In the following part you'll find all the requirements for entering an instructor training course and all the benefits you'll get after finishing the course. If you need help or more information, contact us and we will help you throughout the whole application process.

Requirements:
-Minimum 18 years old
-Minimum 1 year experience in kitesurfing and level 3 knowledge (jumps, riding, toe side)
-To have AITC (IKO assistant instructor training course, we have one scheduled 4 days before the ITC)
-To have completed First aid course (we have one scheduled 1 day before the ITC)
-Complete Pre-ITC course online
-To be able to read, write and talk fluently in the language of the course (English)
-Know how to drive zodiac type boat
-Sign a disclaimer form

Benefits:
-Access to professional zone of the website
-Buy an instructor insurance
-Buy products with special prices
-Access to job offers
-Publish your professional profile
-Announce in job searching section

Prices and dates of IKO Instructor Training Course in 2015

CourseLanguageDayMonthExaminer - TrainerPrice
AITC Italian  21-22-23 May  Marco Di Francesco 150 euros
MFA Italian  25 May  Mariano Lorenzetti 90 euros
ITC Iitalian 26-27-28-29-30 May Mariano Lorenzetti 780 euros
AITC English  27-28-29 May Andrea Minguzzi 150 euros
MFA English 1 June Mariano Lorenzetti 90 euros
ITC English 2-3-4-5-6 June Mariano Lorenzetti 780 euros

IKO kitesurf instructor course - Assintant instructor

AITC - Assistant Instructor Training Course
Assistant instructor training course is one of the requirements for ITC instructor course. If you have already done one assistant instructor course in some other IKO center or with an IKO instructor level 2 senior, you have to bring your IKO ID number with you. If you haven't done this course yet, it is possible to it with us some days before the ITC course is scheduled. AITC course is about 3 days long and it is organized in our kite school in Tarifa. The price is 150 euros with certificate, IKO membership fee and manual included.

Duration of the course:
The course is aproximately 3 days, from 10:00am to 7:00pm.

Study material provided by the school:
-Assistant instructor manual
-IKO ID number and login as a member of IKO

Place and price:
The course is organized in our kite school in Tarifa. The price is 150 euros.

Prices and dates of IKO Training Instructor Course in 2015

CourseLanguageDayMonthExaminer - TrainerPrice
AITC Italian  21-22-23 May  Marco Di Francesco 150 euros
MFA Italian  25 May  Mariano Lorenzetti 90 euros
ITC Iitalian 26-27-28-29-30 May Mariano Lorenzetti 780 euros
AITC English  27-28-29 May Andrea Minguzzi 150 euros
MFA English 1 June Mariano Lorenzetti 90 euros
ITC English 2-3-4-5-6 June Mariano Lorenzetti 780 euros

IKO kitesurf instructor course - First aid

Medic First Aid
The first aid course is one the requirements for ITC kitesurf instructor course. If you have already completed a first aid course, you have to bring the certificate with you. For the course to be valid you had to have completed it less than 2 years ago, otherwise you have to redo it. In this case or if you haven't done the course at all, it is available in our school 1 day before the ITC course is scheduled. The first aid course is approximately 6 hours and has a price of 90 euros with certificate and manual included.

Duration of the course:
The course is approximately 6 hours, from 9:30am to 3:30pm.

Study material provided by the school:
-First aid manual
-First aid card

Place and price:
The course is organized in our kite school in Tarifa. The price is 90 euros.

Prices and dates of IKO Training Instructor Course in 2015

CourseLanguageDayMonthExaminer - TrainerPrice
AITC Italian  21-22-23 May  Marco Di Francesco 150 euros
MFA Italian  25 May  Mariano Lorenzetti 90 euros
ITC Iitalian 26-27-28-29-30 May Mariano Lorenzetti 780 euros
AITC English  27-28-29 May Andrea Minguzzi 150 euros
MFA English 1 June Mariano Lorenzetti 90 euros
ITC English 2-3-4-5-6 June Mariano Lorenzetti 780 euros

IKO kitesurf instructor course - Instructor course

ITC - Instructor Training Course
IKO's ITC is the last stage of completing your instructor training. After finishing this course you'll obtain a diploma and can work as a certified instructor in every kite school around the world or open a school of your own. The ITC has a duration of 5 days and it is organized in our kite school in Tarifa. The price of the course is 780 euros with a certificate, IKO membership fee and manual.

Duration of the course:
Duration of the course is 5 days, from 9:30am to 7:00pm

Study material provided by the school:
-Before and during the course:
Pre-ITC Instructor manual in electronic format
ITC manual in English
Kiteboarder's Workbook
5 IKO card to certify your first students

After passing the course:
IKO card (send by IKO once you've passed the course)
IKO Instructor level 1 certificate
2 Year Subscription to IKO
Fee to change to Level 2 (if a total of 160 hours of teaching is completed, no expiration date)

Place and price
The course is organized in our kite school in Tarifa. The price is 780 euros.

Prices and dates of IKO Training Instructor Course in 2015

CourseLanguageDayMonthExaminer - TrainerPrice
AITC Italian  21-22-23 May  Marco Di Francesco 150 euros
MFA Italian  25 May  Mariano Lorenzetti 90 euros
ITC Iitalian 26-27-28-29-30 May Mariano Lorenzetti 780 euros
AITC English  27-28-29 May Andrea Minguzzi 150 euros
MFA English 1 June Mariano Lorenzetti 90 euros
ITC English 2-3-4-5-6 June Mariano Lorenzetti 780 euros

365 days a year

Kitesurfing Lessons all 365 days a year! We give courses all seasons, spring, summer, autumn and winter.

7/7 days per week

Kite School Open 7 days a week, Monday to Sunday. Hours vary by season, from 10.30 to 21.30

IKO Center Tarifa

All instructors are qualified professionals. We offer training courses for instructors.