Canoe Leader Training
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Canoe Leader Training

  • Paddle
  • Canoeing
  • British Canoeing Award
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Overview

We cover the minimum training requirements leading to assessment on this two day course, moving you towards assessment. You'll gain the paddling and leadership skills necessary to complement the safety and rescue training, and British Canoeing White-Water Safety and Rescue course that you need to complete before your Leader assessment. You'll also get a personalised action plan, designed to guide you towards being successful at assessment.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

You'll be able to demonstrate the personal skill level required to lead a group of up to four solo canoe paddlers or three tandem canoe crews, on Moderate White Water and Moderate Inland Water.

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to Expect


The course will make the best use of the weather and water levels to ensure that we maximise conditions. You'll spend one day on Grade 2 white-water, and one day on moderate open water.

Experience Required

 Three Star skills with some experience of paddling both solo an tandem on white water. The course will be an active one so come prepared for two days of paddling.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

We want to help you focus on achieving your goals, so comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal - you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified, staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development. What's more, you'll have access to our extensive range of paddling equipment and clothing to use whilst honing your chosen skills. This gives you the perfect opportunity to test out that new piece of kit you've had your eye on. You just bring yourself, your 'can do' attitude, and determination to achieve excellence.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

Start your training

Length
2 Days
Start Date
21st September, 2019
Spaces left
1
Cost
£278
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2 Days
Start Date
2nd November, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£278
Length
2 Days
Start Date
16th May, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£278
Length
2 Days
Start Date
19th September, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£278
Length
2 Days
Start Date
31st October, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£278
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