See detailed descriptions of the programs under the "Training Programs" tab.
Includes Safety Class, lifetime Seminars, Task Book, and Certificate of completion, and personal DBSUSA patch.
Includes Safety Class, Steering Class, Task Book, Type 3 rating, Certificate of completion, and personal DBSUSA patch. Additional $25 fee for Type 2 and Type 1 rating. See Training Program Services page for detailed descriptions of Steering Types.
* Youth prices apply to students in High School or younger
This Premier program requires the most rigorous and comprehensive training DBSUSA provides in the service of Safety. DBSUSA goes beyond basic safety class to ensure your Steerspersons, Safety Officers, and Leaders have put their knowledge and skills to the test and used it to improve your organizations emergency management/safety program.
Students attend the safety class and seminars. They use the knowledge they gain they embark on a task book and mentor guided program applying their training to practical use. This program is designed to provide knowledge, turn that knowledge into skills, and hone those skills.
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This Premier steering program requires the most rigorous and comprehensive training DBSUSA provides for steering. DBSUSA goes beyond basic steering class and competency to ensure your Steerspersons have put their knowledge and skills to the test. This program offers three sequential types of ratings: Type 1, Type 2, and Type 3.
*Steering clinic not included
Students attend the safety and steering classes. They apply the knowledge they gain to their steering behaviors and embark on a task book and mentor guided program applying their training and honing their steering skills and responsibilities. This program is designed to provide knowledge, turn that knowledge into skills, and hone those skills. There are three type ratings available.
Type 3 - Practice Steersperson/Tiller
Don't let the type name fool you. Most accidents happen during practices and this is by far the most important rating. This ratings requires you to apply strong steering and safety management skills and will take time to achieve.
Type 2 - Race Steersperson/Tiller
Sequential after Type 3, this rating requires you to develop extra skills needed to race safely and confidently on the race course.
Type 1 - Full Function Steersperson/Tiller
Sequential after Type 2, this rating requires you to have generated a strong background and history steering a variety of race and practice venues, crew types, and vessel types so that organization officials can feel confident calling on you as an all purpose, all crew, all event specialist.