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Paddlesport Leader Training

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British Canoeing accredited Paddlesport Leader Training Course, please familiarise yourself with the course details before booking here.

What to bring

  1. Clothes and shoes appropriate to the weather that you’re willing to get wet (e.g. warm clothes in colder months or shorts/t-shirt in the summer. Please no jeans, crocs, or flip-flops. Remember it may be warm outside but the water may still be cold!)
  2. Spare clothes and shoes.
  3. A hat.
  4. Any medication you may require throughout the day.
  5. A towel
  6. Lunch/food to keep your energy up.
  7. A drink to keep you hydrated, we will provide tea, coffee and water.
  8. Any personal or leadership specialist kit you may own (e.g. buoyancy aid, cag, etc).


  1. We can provide cags and trousers (wind proof and stops some water) to keep you warmer.
  2. We will provide boats, buoyancy aids and paddles.

Requirements

  1. Valid (within 3 years) British Canoeing recognised 1-day first aid award.
  2. Home nation association membership (e.g. British Canoeing membership.)

Itinerary

The course is designed to support you developing the required skills for the paddlesport leader assessment. You will cover:

  1. Leadership skills
  2. Personal paddling skills
  3. Rescue skills
  4. Underpinning background knowledge, understanding, and experience.

£195 for adults

Sat 27th - Sun 28th Feb
09:30 - 18:00 every day · 7 spaces left
Sat 13th - Sun 14th Mar
09:30 - 18:00 every day · 8 spaces left
Sat 24th - Sun 25th Apr
09:30 - 18:00 every day · 8 spaces left


Cancellations

Cancellation Policy

  1. Full refund if the booking is under or equal to £200 and cancelled at least a full 72h prior to the activity start time.
  2. Full refund if the booking is over £200 and cancelled at least a full 5 days prior to the activity start time.
  3. If the conditions on the day aren’t ideal but the activity still takes place, the customer will not be eligible for a refund.


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