White Water Kayak Leader Training
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

White Water Kayak Leader Training

  • Paddle
  • Kayaking
  • British Canoeing Award
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Overview

You're already a qualified leader in other paddling disciplines and you want to up your game in white water kayak leading to match your existing skills. You'll spend this two day course covering minimum training requirements for this award. You'll cover the personal paddling and leadership skills necessary to prepare you for white water kayak leader (formerly known as 'BCU 4 Star White Water Leaders Award Training) 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 a more confident leader with the personal paddling, rescue, safety, leadership and group skills needed for this award. You'll be one step closer to being a White Water Kayak Leader and be equipped with suitable techniques and boat control in real situations.

Itinerary

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

What to Expect


You'll spend two days with our experts helping you to hone your skills on Grade 2/3 white-water.

Experience Required

You should be an experienced paddler with some experience of paddling on white water with a minimum personal skill level of The British Canoeing 3* White Water kayak award. You should also have attended the British Canoeing White-Water Safety and Rescue course prior to assessment.

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.

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. 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
7th March, 2020
Spaces left
5
Cost
£278
Length
2 Days
Start Date
30th May, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£278
Length
2 Days
Start Date
12th September, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£278
Length
2 Days
Start Date
21st November, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£278
Length
2 Days
Start Date
6th March, 2021
Spaces left
6
Cost
£278
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