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CANCELLED Sat 18-Sun 19 Apr 2020 British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor Award course
18 April 2020 - 19 April 2020
***Cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic***
This is an ‘external’ course being run by Steve Rayner, with a possible discount for Club Members!
The British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor qualification is for people aged 14+ whose main focus of work is delivering paddlesport taster/starter sessions within clubs, centres or other organisations. The qualification is not discipline specific and is suitable for instructors who work with paddlers from any of the competitive and non-competitive paddlesport disciplines.
The process of completing the qualification aims to help prepare candidates for their first paddlesport instructing role; ‘primed and ready’.
Venue to be confirmed (somewhere in the Brecon area).
Cost £150 (maximum) per person (non-residential).
Candidates need to:
- be aged 14 or over;
- be members of Canoe Wales / British Canoeing (etc.);
- register for the Award with Canoe Wales / British Canoeing (etc.) – cost £45;
- have attended a British Canoeing Foundation Safety and Rescue Training (FSRT) course; and
- have personal paddling (equivalent to the former 2*-level) and rescue competence in one type of craft (kayak, open canoe, sit on top, or stand up paddleboard).