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Have you ever wanted to work in the outdoors teaching a sport as awesome as wakeboarding? Why not become a British Water Ski and Wakeboard operator with us!

This course is designed to be the first step of becoming a licensed coach! With this widely recognised qualification, you will have the freedom to work as an operator at any straight line cable park!

Who is this course designed for?

The Straight-Line Cable Operator qualification is designed for anyone looking to learn and develop their skills as a cable operator. The majority of the learning occurs during the SLO1. During this time candidates will complete a mixture of theoretical and practical based learning & assessment. The SLO1 is an all-day assessment based upon your ability to understand the key safety elements of the cable, including a basic operating assessment.

Once the candidate has passed this assessment, they will be able to operate a straight-line cable whilst under direct supervision. This is to allow the candidate to gain the necessary skills to prepare them for operating a straight-line cable on their own. The candidate will complete the Supervised Training Guide (STG) whilst they are practicing for their Straight-Line Cable Operating Level 2 Assessment (SLO2).

The SLO2 is a more advanced assessment of the candidate’s knowledge and ability with operating a straight-line cable. The candidate will complete a written and practical test; upon passing the test and once the relevant fees are paid the candidate will be qualified to operate a straight-line cable unsupervised.

SLO Level 1 & Level 2 – £300

Duration – 2 Days

Timings – 9am-5pm

Please note that additional costs include BWSW membership, NSPCC Safeguarding Course (online) and DBS Check and One Day First Aid before British Water Ski & Wakeboard will issue certification and allow you to work for a commercial cable site. Your coach will help you to do this during the course. Some commercial sites may also require a Powerboat Level 2 qualification, but this is not a requirement for completion of this course. 

For more information, course dates and prices, please email or tel 0161 778 0109. Follow us on Facebook for regular park updates @salfordwakepark