What is the Certificate of Competency?
All members of Weyfarers should aim to achieve a Certificate of Competency once they have completed a beginners course or been rowing for about 3 months. It is equivalent to Stage 1 of the Explore Rowing passport.
In certain river conditions, only members who hold a Certificate of Competency are allowed to go afloat.
It consists of a written test and practical observation.
The aim of this is to check your knowledge of the following:
You should familiarise yourself with our safety procedures, which are based on Weybridge RC's rules and British Rowing's Row Safe
You can now take the test online! Click here
A coach will observe and check that the member can do the following:
All of these are covered in the beginners course, but members should be able to carry them out without being reminded how in order to qualify for the Certificate.