Date(s): Mon 27 May 24 - Tue 28 May 24
0900 - 1700
Total spaces: 12
Remaining spaces: 12
The British Canoeing Awarding Body Paddlesport Instructor is an entry point qualification for anyone over 14 years old.
The qualification will support the instructor with practical skills such as kitting up a group and getting afloat, initial familiarisation activities, games and activities to support learning and how to use mini journeys to support learning, inspire adventure and exploration. This will be enhanced with support on how these sessions can be delivered in a way that is enjoyable, safe and rewarding.
The Paddlesport Instructor qualification is designed for instructors running paddlesport taster/starter sessions within the safety management systems of clubs, centres or other organisations in:
- Very Sheltered Water environments
- Craft deemed suitable for a first-time experience
The process of completing the qualification aims to help prepare candidates for their first paddlesport instructing role.
The minimum age for this course is 14 years, though once qualified you will need to instuct alongside an adult until your 18th birthday.
With limited places you are encouraged to apply early.
- Full National Association membership of British Canoeing
- Foundation Safety and Rescue Training
The information is found on PaddlesUp website – Paddlesport Instructor | Learn to teach SUP, Kayak, or Canoe (paddlesuptraining.com)
The course attracts a BC registration fee of £45 that is payable separately.
Bookings for this course open on 1st January 2024 and close on 13th May, this is to allow time for BC registration ahead of the course, so please book in good time.
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