To become a Certified Instructor you need to attend and pass a certified instructor’s course of approximately 8 hrs of work. After that you recieve an Instructor’s License that is active of one year. After one year the license needs to be renewed.
To keep your license active you need to pay the annual renewal fee and actively keep up with any changes in the rules and regulation made by the federation headquarters. That is attend any instructor’s meetings and follow the channels of written announcements.
If you keep your license active you do not have to attend the Instructor’s Course again, but if you let your license expire and keep out of touch for a while you have to do the course again. Things might have changed while you were away.
The fee of the course is $70 USD + $30 USD for the first year’s license:
The annual renewal fee is $30 USD: