The International Sail and Power Academy (ISPA) syllabus has since 1994 provided a range of Certificate of Competency certificates from Competent Crew up to and including Yachtmaster Offshore, and Instructor courses from Day Skipper Instructors up to and including Instructor Evaluator Ocean. This comprehensive program presented in a building block system is flexible, practical and emphasizes a hands-on approach, allowing you to learn at your own pace.
Accredited by Transport Canada to deliver boating safety courses and administer tests for the issuance of Pleasure Craft Operator Cards, including replacement cards, under the Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations.
The International logbook is provided to record personal standards achieved within the program, for pleasure craft up to 24 meters, allowing Schools, Charter Boat and delivery companies to ascertain your level of ability.
To achieve ISPA certification, Schools, Instructors and Instructor Evaluators, are required to exhibit a combination of excellence, achievement and experience, and be registered with ISPA annually.