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Course Overview

Experience Required

Scheduled Dates

Detailed Course Notes

You should be 18 years old to attend this course.

Pre-requisites


Prior to your Coach Award Assessment you are required to have completed a number of prerequisites. Specific details (and acceptable alternatives) are provided in the Coach Award Course Guide. Here is a summary of the requirements:



  • Registration

  • Coach Award eLearning

  • Coach Award Core Training

  • Coach Award Discipline Specific Training

  • Canoe Leaders award


The following minimum standards of deployment:



  • In date First Aid Training

  • Safeguarding Training

  • Full Home Nation Association Membership

  • Aged 16 or over at the time of assessment


Once all prerequisites are in place you need Home Nation Association approval to proceed to assessment. Further details are available from your Home Nation Association.


You MUST take the following paperwork to your assessment:



  1. Completed Assessment Discussion Task

  2. Logbook of experience

  3. Evidence of your Home Nation Association approval for assessment


Providers are not able to accept candidates on to assessment courses without these items.



Course content


This course will assess your ability to operate as an Open Water Canoe Coach. Open Water Canoe Coaches are able to coach the skills required for paddling on moderate Open Waters i.e. large lakes/lochs in winds up to force 4 and no more than 500m from shore, and to lay sound foundations for advanced open water development in the future. This will include working with paddlers in any canoe, solo or tandem, and in a range of open water environments.

What's Included In The Price?

Whether you choose to stay with us or you have alternative accommodation nearby, the following items are included in the total cost.

What Equipment Do You Need To Bring?





Not found what you were looking for?

You can hire one of our coaches instructors or guides from only £250 per day. They'll tailor the day to suit your aims and aspirations perfectly.
You can enjoy one to one coaching for that cost or if you get together as a group, depending on the activity, you can split that cost between up to 6 of you. If you are a group we can run any of our courses on a date that suits you and your friends. Or you could just write your own agenda for a week or weekend and we'll price it up for you - with or without accommodation. What's more, just like out normal course fees, our private instructor hire charge covers all your equipment too. Click on the link below to fill in a request form and one of our coaches will call you back (or e-mail if you'd prefer) to discuss things in detail with you.

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