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Prior to attending students are requested to familiarise themselves with the Paddlesport leader assessment criteria, so that your trainer can structure the daily programme around your needs.
Attending the Foundation in Safety and Rescue training is a useful prerequisite but not a requirement.
The Paddlesport Leader Award is designed to support Leaders to run safe, quality, enjoyable trips based on their group’s needs and aspirations. The Paddlesport Leader is ideal for those paddlers seeking to lead multi craft journeys in a Sheltered environment. For further information on remit see page 7 of Paddlesport Leader course guide.
Paddlesport Leader preparation for assessment
British Canoeing Paddlesport Leader Training courses are available to support you in your development of the required skills. These courses typically cover leadership skills, and the associated personal skills, safety and rescue skills. As this training is delivered by British Canoeing Paddlesport Leader Providers, they will also be able to help you identify an appropriate action plan to support your progress towards a successful assessment.
For those wishing to improve their leadership skills in order to present for Paddlesport Leader assessment.
All specialised equipment can be supplied but we recommend that you bring your own for discussion, tips and practice.
Make sure you bring warm layers and a flask for a hot drink
Course fee includes the days course, lunch and use of centre facilities and equipment.