Prerequisites/ Course contents/ Obligation
To be certified as a Rescue Packing Specialist, an individual must :
- Be a certified Advanced Pilot, or with another paragliding training organization.
- Complete a 2 days Practical and Theoretical Course and have a minimum 10 packing and installations with an APPI Instructor Examiner.
Training and Certification
Upon completion of the Specialty Instructor Training, the pilot submits to the appropriate APPI office a completed application validated by the APPI Instructor who conducted the training, along with a photo and application fee. Upon approval of the application, APPI will issue a Rescue Packing Specialty certification card.
Rescue Packing Specialist ratings do not require separate renewal – they are renewed when the member renew their membership annually.