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BSUPA Level 1 Instructor Course (2 days)

sup - Up to 5 people


BSUPA LEVEL 1 Instructor Course - This course runs over two days from 0900-1700hrs at Home Water Lake, Chigborough, Essex. Course cost is £225pp including manual and completion certificate. Free tea & coffee.


  1. Current member of BSUPA
  2. Minimum age 18
  3. Able to swim 25m clothed
  4. Valid First Aid qualification (this can be obtained within 6 mths after you have completed this course but your Instructor certificate can not be issued until the First Aid qualification is complete.)
  5. Riding ability: competent on a range of boards, be able to demo-short paddle strokes, step back turns, reverse paddle turns, board 360s, body 360s, foot and paddle steering, basic push turns, paddle boarding in reverse and speed test
  6. Minimum 40 hours SUP experience before course
  7. Development action plan will be issued at the end of the course which will require shadow teaching on 'Ready to Ride' courses at a BSUPA approved school, within 6-12 mths, before Instructor certificates are issued.
  8. This course qualifies an individual to teach BSUPA Level 1 “Ready to Ride” courses to a maximum of 6 students on a suitable area of water within the infrastructure of a BSUPA recognised school.

The government’s current applicable Covid-19 rules must be adhered to by us all. Your temperature will be taken on arrival. The course will be conducted on the veranda of a wooden pavilion, so please bring a warm coat such as a dry robe etc.

What to bring

Full wetsuit, boots, buoyancy aid, suitable SUP board, paddle, leash & fin. Dry bag with own small first aid kit. Packed lunch and snacks for both days. Own tea/coffee cup. Warm clothes.


Able to swim 25m clothed. Able to pull the weight of an unconscious casualty out of the water using the board flipping technique.


If you need to cancel and want a refund, please do so within 48 hours of the start time of your booking.

Although we hope you don't need to cancel your booking, you can do so at any time up to 48 hours prior the start time of the booked SUP activity and receive a full refund. If you cancel within 48 hours of the start time of the booked SUP activity, or you are very late for or do not attend the booked SUP activity (i.e. a ‘no-show’) you will not receive a refund. Thanks for your understanding.

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Where we'll meet

Course is being run at Home Water, Chigborough Road, Heybridge, Maldon CM9 4RD

Frangipani SUP
£225 for adults

Sat 3rd - Sun 4th Oct
09:00 - 17:00 every day · 3 spaces left
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