Performance Coach Assessment
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 1 Day
  • 1 Person to 1 instructor

Performance Coach Assessment

  • Paddle
  • Paddlesport
  • British Canoeing Award


This is a one day assessment course as part of the third level certificate in coaching paddlesports. To succeed, you'll show that you can manage a safe and effective coaching environment, and have developed the skills and knowledge needed to deliver coaching within an annual programme, developing motor skills and developing cognitive skills.

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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

To be successful, you'll demonstrate that you meet the criteria for the Performance Coach Award, by displaying the relevant personal skills and appropriate leadership, safety and rescue skills.


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

What to Expect

You'll deliver two coaching sessions of 60-90 minutes each. The majority of these sessions will be in moderate water conditions. In addition you will need to display personal skills and appropriate leadership, safety and rescue skills.

Experience Required

You'll have completed British Canoeing Performance Coach Core training, British Canoeing Performance Coach Discipline Specific training in your chosen discipline. You should also have completed eight hours first aid training and all other outstanding portfolio tasks.

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 residential 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.

As it is an assessment we would expect you to be self-sufficient for equipment. However, we have an extensive fleet of canoes and kayaks, so if you're travelling some distance, we can provide you with one.

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

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1 Days
Start Date
12th September, 2020
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This course will help you become

A Perfromance Coach in your chosen discipline

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