British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor Training and Assessment

This 2 day course will give you the tools to deliver enjoyable, safe and rewarding introductory paddlesport sessions in a very sheltered water environment such as canals and small lakes. At the end of the course we will provide you with a personal action plan to work towards getting you primed and ready to deliver your first sessions. You can choose the craft that you instruct from - whether it be canoes, kayaks, sit on top kayaks or Stand Up Paddleboards.

This course provides an excellent starting point for you as a paddlesport instructor, introducing you to the fundamentals of best practice of your sport whatever your discipline.

All Kit and Equipment such as Wetsuits, Bouyancy Aids, Boats and Paddles are included.

Who this course is for: Paddlers who are at 2 star / Paddle Explore standard who have also completed the Paddlesport Safety & Rescue course. If you need a refresher or further consolidation of your rescue skills why not check out our Safety and Rescue Skills Builder.

Duration: This is a two day course.

Cost: £180 inclusive of certification fees, full instruction and all equipment required should you need it.

Other Options: Want to get into Leadership? Have you considered the Paddlesport Leader or Paddlesport Touring Leader Award? Want to get into Coaching? Have you considered the Coach Award?