White Water Canoe Coach (Advanced Water) Assessment
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 1 Day
  • 2 People to 1 instructor

White Water Canoe Coach (Advanced Water) Assessment

  • Paddle
  • Canoeing
  • British Canoeing Award
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Overview

You'll be assessed on your ability to operate as an Open Water Canoe Coach, coaching the skills required for paddling on moderate Open Waters (large lakes/lochs in winds up to force 4 and no more than 500m from shore) and laying sound foundations for advanced open water development in the future. You'll be assessed working with paddlers in any canoe, solo or tandem, and in a range of open water environments.

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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 one step further to your Open Water Canoe Coach Award Qualification, demonstrating the coaching the skills required for paddling on moderate Open Waters. You'll also display the appropriate personal, leadership, safety and rescue skills.

Itinerary

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

What to Expect


You'll be assessed delivering two coaching sessions of 90 minutes in advanced water conditions. In addition you will need to display personal skills and appropriate leadership, safety and rescue skills.

Experience Required

Prior to your Coach Award Assessment have completed a number of prerequisites, in summary;

  • Registration Coach Award
  • eLearning Coach Award
  • Core Training Coach Award
  • Discipline Specific Training
  • The following minimum standards of deployment:
    • In date First Aid Training
    • Safeguarding Training
    • Full Home Nation Association Membership
    • Aged 16 or over at the time of assessment 
    • Home Nation Association approval to proceed to assessment

Further details are available from your Home Nation Association. You MUST take the following paperwork to your assessment:

  • Completed Assessment Discussion Task
  • Logbook of experience
  • Evidence of your Home Nation Association approval for assessment.
  • Specific details (and acceptable alternatives) are provided in the Coach Award Course Guide

Paddling open canoe on challenging white-water can be exhilarating. Teaching others how to do it is a challenge. Show us how it's done!

Pete Catterall

As this is an assessment we would expect you to be self-sufficient for equipment. However, if you are travelling some distance we can provide you with a canoe from our extensive fleet.

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

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Length
1 Days
Start Date
12th October, 2019
Spaces left
2
Cost
£368
This course will help you become

A white water canoe coach able to work in advanced conditions

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