British Canoeing Paddle Sport Instructor

The NEW British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor is aimed at those taster/starter sessions and short journeys in very sheltered water environments, within the safety management systems of clubs/centres or other organisations.

British Canoeing Paddle Sport Instructor, The qualification will support the instructor with practical skills such as kitting up a group and getting afloat, initial familiarisation activities, games and activities to support learning and how to use mini journeys to support learning, inspire adventure and exploration.  This will be enhanced with support on how these sessions can be delivered in a way that is enjoyable, safe and rewarding.


The British Canoeing Paddle Sport Instructor, process of completing the qualification aims to help prepare candidates for their first paddlesport instructing role; ‘primed and ready’.

The British Canoeing Paddle Sport Instructor, qualification will cover a range of stable craft including kayak (this can be open-cockpit or closed-cockpit), open canoe, sit on top and stand up paddle-board. Candidates will be certificated in one craft but able to instruct a mixed fleet.

British Canoeing Paddle Sport Instructor, March Courses Based at Haven Banks

£175 pp plus BC fees.