Certification & Validity

Certification Process

The courses as shown in the link “Courses & Fees are conducted in accordance to the international standards for leisure watersporting. In each course, trainees are taken through a stage-by-stage process of knowledge and skill development wherein their progress is evaluated and briefed on continuous basis. At the end of course, trainees are briefed on their overall performance in a valedictory session. Certificate or/and license (as case may be) are awarded only to those passing in all training modules

As regards to licensing for Parasailing Operations, a fresh candidate shall be issued a Learners’ License on successful completion of the course valid for a period of 06 months. Further extension of maximum six months is given upon their request. Confirmed license is issued upon fulfilling stipulated formalities.

The module(s) in which a trainee does not attain requisite grade/ marks is advised for Re-test. She/he should practice/learn sufficiently in respective modules and on acquiring stipulated standards should approach the Institute for ‘Re-test’ and certification.

Re-Test 

This mechanism is meant to ensure that a trainee is qualified enough and equipped with necessary skills and knowledge for award of the license and certificate. Time limit for completion of Re-test procedure is three-months from the last day of respective training. The trainee should express her/his readiness for Re-test in writing to the Institute within permissible time limit and to complete the process accordingly. Any claim afterwards shall be treated as null and void.

However, if a course of similar nature was not scheduled by the Institute in the stipulated three-month period; request of the trainee will be considered for the next immediate course but only if applied within the permissible time limit. A maximum of two chances are given to the trainees for ‘Re-test’ without charges. Any attempt beyond this would be chargeable @ Rs. 500/- per attempt.

It shall be totally upon the trainee to approach the Institute for Re-test date and completing the procedure for licensing. Institute shall, in no way, be responsible for intimating the trainee about ‘Re-test’ or his failure in doing so.

Validity of Certification  

The license and certificate issued to successful trainees are valid for 02 years. Further, as part of ensuring higher-level of operational efficiency and safety practices, License Holder shall have to undergo re-validation process of one/two days, as case may be, in every two years and the licenses are renewed thereof and issued accordingly. Institute charges a nominal fee of Rs. 1500/- towards re-validation of each license and same should be deposited in advance.

The License Holder shall be solely responsible for timely renewal of licenses. Under no circumstance shall it be binding upon the Institute to inform any License holder about the expiry or re-validation due date.

Request in writing for admission to renewal course along with a copy of license should be submitted to the Institute well before the expiry date. The candidate shall be informed about the course schedule at an appropriate time. Use of expired license and certificate is illegal and shall invite penal action by appropriate Authorities.

On expiry/at the time of taking admission to re-validation course, original license should be submitted to Institute. Fresh licenses are issued only on surrendering licenses in original or on execution of necessary affidavit and related documents.

Withholding License/ Certificate

Licenses and certificates issued to the trainees are sole property of the Institute. The License Holder shall be liable to carry out the operations as per the Safety Norms for Watersports of the Govt. of India/other rules governing watersports operations in India in place from time to time. Institute shall have full power and authority to withhold/ withdraw/ seize the Licenses and certificates if deemed necessary. As and when such decisions are taken by the Institute, License Holder is duty-bound to surrender those.

As regards to cases/litigations consequent upon improper use of the License by the Holder, admission to new or renewal courses shall not be considered until such time appropriate decisions are taken by the authorities against all such pending cases/litigation that has led to withholding/withdrawing/seizure of license.

Note: Any attempt to tamper/ forge the licenses and certificates of the Institute shall amount to criminal act and punishable under the Law.