British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Enhanced Training
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 5 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Enhanced Training

  • Paddle
  • British Canoeing Award
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In preparation for your Sea Kayak Leader Assessment, you'll cover all the paddling, leadership and safety skills necessary during this five day programme. This course covers the syllabus set by the National Governing Body in detail, you'll receive a personalised action plan that's designed to help you reach your goal and continue along your pathway towards assessment. You'll develop a range of paddling and leadership techniques for moderate sea journeying. (it incorporates The British Canoeing Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning)

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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

You'll be one step closer to being ready for your sea kayak assessment and have a personalised action plan to put into practice ahead of your assessment. You'll have completed the Coastal Navigation Module.


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

What to Expect

You'll have one theory day covering the Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning module. During the remaining four days, you'll complete a series of journeys along the north Wales Coastline practising leadership, personal skills, safety and rescue. You'll also put the Coastal Navigation course into practice as you'll be involved planning of each day's journey.

Experience Required

You should have some experience of paddling in moderate sea conditions.

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.

We want to help you focus on achieving your goals, so comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal - you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified, staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development. What's more, you'll have access to our extensive range of paddling equipment and clothing to use whilst honing your chosen skills. You just bring yourself, your 'can do' attitude, and determination to achieve excellence.

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

Available Course Dates

Start the booking process by selecting a course date, then adjust your details to suit your requirements.

Course Start Date
Spaces available
Course Start Date
5th September, 2022
5 Days
Spaces available

*If your course is based at Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, residential prices include catering from the morning of your course start date and cover the duration of your course, accommodation starts on the night before your course commences to the morning of the last day of your booking.

This course will help you become

a sea kayak leader

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