Date(s)

07/03/2024 - 08/03/2024

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Location

Newbridge Hill, Newton Abbot

Cost

£206.00

Brief description

The British Canoeing White Water Kayak Leader Award is a leadership award and not a coaching award.

Date(s)

09/03/2024 - 10/03/2024

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Location

Newbridge Hill, Newton Abbot

Cost

£206.00

Brief description

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Do you paddle on moving water? Do you want the skills to stay out of trouble? Want to know what to do if either you or others get into trouble on the river? Then the White Water Safety and Rescue (WWSR) Training is for you!

Your course will support you to consider safe practices, provide practical solutions to common issues and appropriate responses to incidents, providing peace of mind when venturing out onto the rivers.

WHY TAKE THE WHITE WATER SAFETY & RESCUE (WWSR) TRAINING COURSE?
First of all, this award is all about keeping safe on white water rivers. So, whether you are paddling with friends or using the training course as preparation for a Leadership qualification, this practical course is packed with safe, practical solutions. It doesn’t matter about your age or whether you Kayak, Stand Up Paddleboard, Canoe or Sit on Top, this course provides appropriate skills for both safety and rescue on rivers.
If you needed any more convincing, the course is completely based around training, raising awareness with no assessment. Structured to support you, our experienced tutors will ensure you have plenty of time practising, as well as understanding how you can develop skills and experience after the course.
The course will cover many subjects; here is an outline of what you will explore during your course:

WHITE WATER SAFETY AND RESCUE (WWSR) TRAINING COURSE OUTLINE
You will develop an understanding of safety principles and protocols;
You will explore and practice different ways to provide a rescue from a bank;
The tutors will support you in practising personal rescue skills;
You will develop techniques to rescue swimmers from the water;
Our tutors will share with you top tips to recover both craft and paddles;
You will know how to prioritise and structure rescues;
You will explore solutions to appropriate methods of paddling rivers;
There will be opportunities to develop and progress your own paddling skills and meet like-minded people during the course. Many of our course candidates develop long lasting friendships, connections and contacts.
You can read the Course Guide here.

There is no need to register for this training course, by using the ‘find a course’ function you can book straight onto the 10-hour course.

However, to get the best from your course you need to feel comfortable swimming in and around grade 2 water and be able to independently paddle your craft. Holding the White Water Award would put you in a position to fully engage and enjoy your course.

Date(s)

12/04/2024

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Location

East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton

Cost

£115.00

Brief description

The British Canoeing Awarding Body Foundation Safety and Rescue Training course is intended for all paddlers, coaches and volunteers

Date(s)

13/04/2024 - 14/04/2024

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Location

East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton

Cost

£230.00

Brief description

The British Canoeing Awarding Body Paddlesport Instructor is an entry level point qualification.

Date(s)

15/04/2024

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Location

Exmouth

Cost

£114.00

Brief description

Designed for paddlers carrying out open water journeys, including islands over 2 nautical miles offshore

Date(s)

16/04/2024 - 17/04/2024

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Location

Torquay

Cost

£210.00

Brief description

The New Stand Up Paddleboard Coastal Leader

Become a Stand Up Paddleboard Coastal Leader!

  • Looking to lead paddleboarders?
  • Do you want to lead a group of paddleboarders in moderate coastal waters?
  • Are you a paddleboarder or do you have experience paddling in moderate conditions?
  • Do you want to support your club, centre or organisation?

If so, the Stand Up Paddleboard Coastal Leader could be for you!

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD COASTAL LEADER TRAINING

Typically run over two days, the British Canoeing Leader training course will support the development of your personal skill level and leadership ability to lead a group of paddlers in moderate coastal waters. The training emphasises the application of a variety of techniques appropriate for exposed open water, requiring the paddler to perform appropriate and effective manoeuvres in real situations.

The training covers four key areas:

  • Personal paddling skills
  • Rescue skills
  • Safety, leadership and group skills
  • Theory

Ratios: 1:6 Maximum.

British Canoeing Information

https://www.britishcanoeingawarding.org.uk/download/616/

 

Date(s)

22/04/2024 - 23/04/2024

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Location

Torquay

Cost

£210.00

Brief description

Personal skill level and leadership ability required to lead a group of paddlers on short, single or multi-day journeys in a moderate tidal water environment

Course name

Test

Date(s)

01/02/2029 - 02/02/2029

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Location

Cost

£1.00

Brief description

For office use only