Moderate Water Canoe Leader Assessment

Moderate Water Canoe Leader Assessment

£180.00

The Moderate Water Open canoe Leader Training course (Old 4* Training )  delivers you the training to acquire the skill level required to lead a group of paddlers in suitable locations,

  • Large areas of open water that exceed the sheltered water definition, that are no more than 500 metres off shore and in wind strengths that do not exceed Beaufort Force 4
  • Grade 2 white water or equivalent weirs

and to judge the conditions and the standard of the group and in turn make appropriate decisions along the way & modify plans as required.

This is a discipline specific award for those wishing to expand their coaching or leadership remits or just to upskill your self to be a safer more skilled paddler that understands group control and can be an pro-active member of any team

Dates:
A course can be run on a dates that suits you,  please get in touch with dates or timeframe

Canoe Leader Training Dates

Description

Your Canoe leader Assessment

Assessments are run over two days  and take place on sections
  • Large areas of open water that exceed the sheltered water definition, that are no more than 500 metres off shore and in wind strengths that do not exceed Beaufort Force 4
  • Grade 2 white water or equivalent weirs

They will include suitable river & open water journeys with real students to lead,

Your assessment will be a relaxed one where we will be looking at your  application of strokes and boat control in real situations while giving you every opportunity to shine on the day with your group

Your Canoe Leader Assessment will look at your skill level as required to lead a group of paddlers in appropriate locations, on moderate water conditions and your judgement of the conditions and the ability of the group and to make the appropriate decisions along the way with the ability to modify your plans as required.

You will be assessed on your

  •  Personal Paddling Skills
  •  Rescue Skills
  •  Safety, Leadership and Group Skills
  •  Theory

Canoe Leader Overview

Minimum age
16 years
Duration
2-day Training / 2-day Assessment
eLearning
Optional and free-of-charge.   Leadership eLearning
Completion time
You have 3 years to complete the course

Prerequisites

  • Canoe Leader training within previous 3 years
  • Relevant Safety Training: White Water Safety & Rescue training or (or Rescue 3 Whitewater Rescue Technician)
  • First Aid Award: Recognised 2-day First Aid within last 3 years
  • British Canoeing registration Fee: £39
  • Age: 16 years of age, or older

What you need

Your expected to present your self ready for assessment and have appropriate equipment for both your self and your group suitable for moderate water journeys on open water and river

Make sure you have your Log Book
Your Stamped British Canoeing LR Form
Evidence of your Training , WWSR & First Aid Certs

What we can provided
We can provide most equipment please get in touch in advance,

Dates:
See our Calendar above  for up coming course dates
A course can be run on a dates that suits you, We are Flexible, please get in touch with dates or timeframe

Location:
North Wales Area; Depending on water Levels on the day,
The default meet point unless told otherwise is
Mile End Mill, Llangollen, LL20 8AD Click to see Map

Cost:
2 Day assessment: £180
Group Prices available for 4 or more
Course fees do not cover any Certification or additional fees that may be incurred, eg. Parking or access fees,

Course Documents

To view the associated documents with this course, click here
For full details of the content covered, please refer to the Canoe Leader Syllabus.
For full details of the content covered, please refer to the Canoe Leader Assessment Notes.