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Paddlesport Instructor Course

Paddlesport Instructor Course

  • Ages: 14+
  • Price: £170
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Timings: 09:00 - 16:30 (01/07/23) & 17:00 - 21:00 (During both 04/07/23 & 11/07/23)

Are you seeking to become a Paddlesport Instructor? Our British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor Award will teach you the practical skills necessary for delivering beginner sessions in accordance with the requirements of a group.

This course will teach you:

  • Kitting up a group
  • Initial familarisation activities
  • Games and activities to support learning
  • Using mini journeys to encourage adventure and exploration

You will gain a Paddlesport Instructor qualification which will enable you to manage paddlesport taster/starter sessions within clubs, centres or other organisations in:

  • Very sheltered Water environments
  • Craft deemed suitable for a first-time experience

Method of Assessment

You will participate in three assessment tasks:

  1. Professional Standards
  2. Rescue Skills
  3. Personal Skills

You can learn more regarding the assessment of this qualification via the Britishcanoeingawarding website.