Paddlesports Leader assessment

Paddlesports Leader assessment

£170.00

Assessments are run over two days  and take place on sections
  • areas of open water within the sheltered water definition, that is no more than 200 metres off shore and in wind strengths that do not exceed Beaufort Force 3
  • Slow moving river

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

Your assessment will be a relaxed one where we will be looking at your  application of strokes and boat control as well as leadership & rescue skills in real situations while giving you every opportunity to shine over the two days with your group

Your paddlesports Leader Assessment will look at your skill level as required to lead a group of paddlers in  mixed craaft in appropriate locations, on sheltered 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.

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

Paddlesports Leader assessment Dates

Description

Your Paddlesports leader Assessment

Assessments are run over two days  and take place on sections
  • areas of open water that exceed the sheltered water definition, that are no more than 200 metres off shore and in wind strengths that do not exceed Beaufort Force 3
  • Slow moving river

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

Your assessment will be a relaxed one where we will be looking at your  application of strokes and boat control as well as leadership & rescue skills in real situations while giving you every opportunity to shine over the two days with your group

Your paddlesports Leader Assessment will look at your skill level as required to lead a group of paddlers in  mixed craaft in appropriate locations, on sheltered 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 Assessment
eLearning
Optional and free-of-charge.   Leadership eLearning

Prerequisites

  • This is a direct entry award no training is required
  • 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 sheltered water journeys on open water and river

Make sure you have your Log Book
Your Stamped British Canoeing LR Form
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:
Shropshire/North Wales Area;

Cost:
2 Day assessment: £170
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 paddlesports Leader Syllabus.
For full details of the content covered, please refer to the paddlesports Leader Assessment Notes.