Racer Tandem Instructor

Rating Course Information


REQUIREMENTS FOR TAKING THE COURSE

1. 18 years of age, or older
2. 500 jump minimum
3. Three years in the sport of skydiving
4. Four hours of documented freefall time
5. 50 jumps within the last 12 months
6. Documentation of a cutaway (real emergency or intentional)
7. Hold a UPSA D-license or foreign equivalent
8. Hold a USPA instructional rating, (Coach, AFF, SL, or IAD) or foreign equivalent
9. Hold a valid FAA Class III medical certificate, foreign equivalent, or HALO physical

COURSE MATERIALS

These materials are provided at the course and contain books, videos, and the rating application forms at no cost to the candidate. These materials can also be obtained online at www.jumpshack.com.

THE COURSE

The course will take 2 -3 days (weather permitting). The course consists out of one day of classroom, 10 examination jumps (phase I and phase II) and a written exam.

You need to bring copies of:

1. A driver's license (age verification)
2. Logbook with 500 documented jumps
3. Logbook pages verifying three in the sport of skydiving
4. Logbook pages verifying 50 jumps in the past 12 months
5. Logbook verifying four hours of freefall
6. Logbook entry verifying cutaway
7. USPA membership card with D-license number and instructional rating endorsement
8. Valid FAA Class III medical certificate, foreign equivalent, or HALO physical

COURSE FEES

The course fee for the Racer Tandem rating course is $350. This cost covers the instruction and the examiners fee for the Phase I and Phase II jumps. My equipment may be rented for $40 per jump or you can supply your own Tandem rig for the certification process. You would still be responsible for the jump tickets (20 slots) and the manufacturers rating fee.

You will also be responsible for the Course Examiner's travel, transportation on-site, and lodging (to be determined).

CROSS-TRAINING

If you already possess a current tandem rating from another manufacturer you can get crossed-over to the Racer Tandem.

To qualify for cross-training you must:

1. Hold a current tandem instructor rating from another manufacturer
2. Have at least 100 jumps on that Tandem system
3. Meet all the requirements for the initial Racer rating (see above)

You need to bring copies of:

1. Current tandem rating
2. Proof of 100 tandem jumps
3. Driver's license (age verification)
4. Logbook pages verifying three in the sport of skydiving
5. Logbook with 500 documented jumps
6. Logbook pages verifying 50 jumps in the past 12 months
7. Logbook verifying four hours of freefall
8. Logbook entry verifying cutaway
9. USPA membership card with D-license number and instructional rating endorsement
10. Valid FAA Class III medical certificate, foreign equivalent, or HALO physical

The course consists of a classroom portion and a minimum of 2 examination jumps. Each candidate must take the open book written exam.

COURSE FEES

The cross-training fee is $170. This cost covers instruction and examiners fee for the 2 jumps and the use of my tandem equipment (only $100 if we use your gear). You would still be responsible for the jump tickets (4-slots).

COURSE REGISTRATION
AND PAYMENT

1. Download the registration form and email, fax or mail it to us.
2. Go to our payment page and choose an option




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