- USPA membership
- USPA B-license. Since January 1 2013 USPA requires all candidates to hold a USPA License. We can help you with the USPA license application if needed.
- minimum of 100 jumps
You need a current IRM (Instructional Rating Manual) and SIM (Skydivers Information Manual) for the course. Current means not older then 24 months. You can order the books from USPA.
There is a Coach Proficiency card in the Coach section of the IRM. Number 2 on the card, assisting in a first jump class, is a pre requisite for the course.The Proficiency card serves as your rating application form after you are done with the course. All other numbers will get signed off at the course
USPA requires all candidates to complete the written test at home and bring the answers to the course. For those who show up without the test completed or do not score at least 80 % on the first test, a 100 % score will be required on the test that is taken during the course.
The course starts with verification of the requirements so bring your USPA membership card and logbook if necessary.
The first course day is a full day of classroom. On the other day(s) we will make the 2 evaluation jumps and the 7 short ground preparations. The IRM Coach exam will get graded during class. You must score at least 80% to pass.
Requirements to pass the course:
- Score satisfactory on a Category G evaluation jump
- Score satisfactory on a category H evaluation jump
- 2 satisfactory teaching sessions of first jump class topics
- Teach the 5 group freefall skill sections from the Coach Proficiency Card
- Score at least 80% on the IRM Coach Exam
- Satisfactory student equipment check
- Satisfactory debrief of the jumps
Please let us know if you need additional information: info@SkydiveRatings.com