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BC Paddlesports Instructor Course
2 Day(s)

Winsford Marina
Start Date
Start Time
9:00 AM
End Date
End Time
4:00 PM
BC Paddlesports Instructor Course
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This 2 day course is designed for those who wish to deliver starter/taster sessions in the very sheltered water environment. These sessions will be many peoples introduction to paddlesports.

During the course, aspirant paddlesports instructors will paddle one type of craft (Kayak, sit on top, open canoe, or stand up paddleboard) for their rescue skills and personal paddling skills assessment.

This course is designed to assess a candidates paddlesports and rescue ability and not to teach this. It is advised that you attend when you believe you are at the appropriate standard as the course does not leave time for training.

For the full paddlesports Instructor Course guide, please see the paddles up website on the following link.

If a candidate is unable to complete an element of the course required for certification, there are 2 main outcomes:
1. The candidate will work with the same provider to conclude the assessment criteria and will be provided with an opportunity to demonstrate the competence in the required area. This must be completed with in 2 months.
2. The candidate will be required to repeat all aspects of the assessment of a different course.

The Pre-requisites for the course are as follows:
- Full British Canoeing membership
- Home Nation Registration
- Must have completed an FSRT course
- Minimum age of 14

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