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|Start Date||End Date||Duration|
|Tuesday 11th Feb, 2020||Wednesday 12th Feb 2020||2 days|
Registration with CANI (or another Home Nation) is required prior to attending the course, you should allow at least two weeks prior to your course. If you require assistance on how to register with CANI click HERE.
If you are a British Canoeing, Scottish Canoeing or Canoe Wales member you will register through your member portal. If you are a Canoeing Ireland Member contact the CANI office for assistance with registration.
To be able to get the most out of your course, we recommend that you can paddle to the standard of one of the Personal Performance Awards.
The White Water Kayak Leader course delivers the skill level required to lead a group of paddlers in appropriate locations, up to moderate white water conditions and to judge the conditions and the standard of the group and make appropriate decisions along with the need to modify plans as required.
The White Water Kayak Leader course content emphasises the application of strokes to achieve suitable techniques and boat control in real situations and covers the following:
For full details of the content covered, please refer to the White Water Kayak Leader Syllabus.
Assessments are normally run over two days and take place on sections of white water and a suitable river journey. For full details of the content covered, please refer to the White Water Kayak Leader Assessment Notes.
Click HERE for the interactive Leadership eLearning will take you through some of the key principles behind the British Canoeing Model of Leadership, ensuring Leaders have a basic knowledge of those principles. This activity is aimed at any Leader.
This assessment course is aimed at those who are keen to lead a group of paddlers in appropriate locations, up to moderate white water conditions and to judge the conditions and the standard of the group and make appropriate decisions along with the need to modify plans as required.
As you are coming forward for assessment you will be expected to have all the necessary equipment.
Below are a sample list but by no means is definitive:
|Footwear – wet suit boots||Thermal tops|
|Vacuum flask||Warm outdoor wear (fleece is ideal)|
|Small first aid kit||Towel|
|Notebook and pen|
Assessment process, transport, use of any equipment and lunch. You can fill a flask with tea or coffee at the centre if required.
Your course is a one day course, so accommodation is not provided. However, we do have changing rooms, showers and lockers available for your use.
We can offer you a nights’ accommodation and breakfast either at the beginning or end of a course for an extra £26.50 per person. This is a great way to further enhance your time at Tollymore and savour the beautiful majestic setting that the Centre has to offer.
BCU Coaching Handbook
Ferro, F. White Water Safety & Rescue