For information on becoming a USPA Tandem Instructor, please review the information below.  Call to schedule a course or to learn about courses already scheduled.  We will work with you on the prerequisite requirements before the course date.

Plexus/USPA Tandem Rating
Requirements for this course:
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Logged 500 jumps on a ram-air canopy (including 50 in the past 12 months)
  • USPA D license or the FAI equivalent
  • USPA Coach rating or higher (or FAI equivalent)
  • Three years in the sport (verified by logbook)
  • A current FAA Class 3 medical certificate or foreign equivalent
  • Must present a SIM/IRM current within the last two years
  • Completed the USPA TIRC prerequisites located on the proficiency card in the IRM
  • Completed the USPA Instructor test (if not already an instructor)
  • Completed the USPA TIRC written test
  • Completed the Plexus Tandem written test
Cost
USPA Instructor/USPA TIRC/Plexus Tandem Course: $300
19 slots to altitude @ $20ea: $380
Phase I rig rental @ $50ea: $250
Phase II rig rental @ $30ea: $150
Packing @ $10ea: $100
USPA Rating Fee: $50

Package Deal (Repeat jumps not included) $1100
Crossover Package Deal $250