Skills development

From autonomy to competition

You have finished your AFF and you want to become a confirmed skydiver? The different federal certificates allow you to progress in the different disciplines of skydiving.

Our team of instructors and initiators is there to support you throughout your journey.

After your AFF course, there are different certificates to pass and then go to a specialty.

1 – A Certificate

A Certificate is the first certificate that the technical director validates for you at 15 jumps (or 9 jumps after the AFF).

PREREQUISITES:

  • Pack your parachute
  • Check your parachute before equipping and properly equipping
  • Visualise the dropping point
  • Integrate yourself in a jump session respecting the safety rules on the ground, in the plane and under canopy.

SECURITY RULES:

  • Minimum opening height: 1200 meters
  • Maximum ground wind limit:
  • 7 m / s (before obtaining the A cop)
  • 11 m / s (after obtaining the A cop)

2 – B certificate

The B cop is a compulsory passage to then reach the “specialties” certificates.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Validation of A certificate
  • 2 jumps at 4000m with instructor + 2 jumps at 1500m
  • At least 30 falling jumps in total

SECURITY RULES:

  • Maximum ground wind limit: 11 m / s
  • Minimum opening height:
  • 1200m before obtaining the B cop
  • 1000m after obtaining the B cop

3 – B Intermediate and specialties certificates

B1 certificate – Landing accuracy
B2 certificate – Formation Skydiving
B3 certificate – Canopy Relative Work
Bi4 certificate – Head Up and Track (freefly)
B4 certificate – Freefly and Freestyle
Bi5 certificate – Canopy Piloting (4 modules)
B5 certificate – Canopy Piloting (complete)

4 – BPA (Autonomous Parachutist Certificate)

Ability to coordinate the general conditions of the drop in connection with the captain (pilot).
Access to independent practice sessions.
Complete autonomy when packing, checking his packing and equipping himself.
Ability to perform certain special jumps at an FFP approved skydiving school if certificate C or D is not required (upon the agreement of the Technical Director).
Access to the practice of freefall video.
Access to C and D certificates (subject to the additional prerequisites specific to each of these certificates).

PREREQUISITES

At least 100 jumps in total
Hold at least one of the certificates allowing access to the competition (B1, B2, B3, B4 or B5).

5 – C Certificate

Ability to boarding checks and coaching on board skydiving planes from level 5 of the school in traditional method and level 4 of school in AFF course (only instructors can check on the ground and supervise on board students under this level.)
Ability to supervise in the packing room.
Ability to practice special jumps with the exception of jumps outside the practice areas of skydiving schools approved by the FFP.
Access to initiator and federal instructor training (subject to the additional prerequisites specific to each of these qualifications).

PREREQUISITES

At least 200 jumps in total
Hold the BPA certificate
Satisfactory test results

6 – D Certificate

Ability to demonstrate jumps out of a skydiving school approved by the FFP.
Ability to special jumps.

PREREQUISITES:

  • At least 300 jumps in total
  • Hold the BPA certificate
  • Satisfactory test results

Wingsuit certificates

Wingsuit is a discipline requiring specific abilities both in freefall and under canopy. In fact, the more you progress in this discipline, the more the wingsuit require technical expertise to ensure the safety of jumps and jumpers.

Wingsuit LEVEL 1 – BEGINNER

PREREQUISITES:

Hold the BPA and the Bi4 track module
150 jumps minimum before starting training

Wingsuit LEVEL 2 – INTERMEDIATE

PREREQUISITES:

Hold a BPA, Bi4 and WS1 track module
170 jumps minimum before starting training
20 jumps minimum with the beginner wingsuit

Wingsuit LEVEL 3 – Expert

PREREQUISITES:

Hold a C or D, Bi4 and WS2 track module
300 jumps including at least 80 with the confirmed wingsuit.

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