British Canoeing Advanced Canoe Open Water Leader Training
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 4 People to 1 instructor

British Canoeing Advanced Canoe Open Water Leader Training

  • Paddle
  • British Canoeing Award
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This two day course will cover in detail all of the elements of the advanced canoe leader training syllabus for the open water environment. During the course things like leadership, navigation, rescues and decision making in the environment will be covered as well as things like canoe sailing options. You’ll leave with a personalised and individualised action plan around your pathway to becoming a canoe leader in the advanced open water environment.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

To set you up with a realistic picture of personal and leadership skills and a personalised action plan to a successful Advanced Open Water Canoe Leader assessment.


* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

Two days covering the Advanced Open water Canoe leader training syllabus

Experience Required

Experience of leading and paddling in the moderate open water environment and wanting to work as a leader in the Advanced Open Water environment

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

Available Course Dates

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