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BRITISH CANOEING QUALIFICATIONS – STAR AWARDS 1-4
A detailed Syllabus of each course can be found on the British Canoeing website www.britishcanoeing.org.uk
British Canoeing 1 Star: 2 Days £?? – Pre requisite, have completed one of our kayak introductory course or you have some basic experience
The British Canoeing 1 Star Award is where you master some basic skills in kayak and canoe. You will develop skills such as Launching and landing, forwards paddling and turning and looking at equipment & safety. The course will also involve a coastal journey
British Canoeing 2 Star: 2 Days £?? – Pre requisite British Canoeing 1 Star
This is an improver award and once completed the paddler will have developed a better understanding of how the paddle, boat and water interact. The course is predominantly practical but there is also an element of theory.
British Canoeing 3 Star Sea Training: 2 Days £?? – Pre requisite British Canoeing 2 Star
This course will cover in-depth the whole of the 3 star syllabus and we will use a variety of locations to get the optimal conditions to test out your skills. Each day will involve a journey of approximately 16km in moderate tidal conditions and where possible moderate wind and wave conditions (up to force 4)
British Canoeing 3 Star Sea Assessment: 1 Day £?? – Pre requisite British Canoeing 3 Star Sea Training
The is the level requires for entry into the British Canoeing coaching courses and a such candidates are required to demonstrate a high level of ability of the 3 star syllabus. The day will involve a journey around the coast looking at the skills required for a moderate tidal environment with winds up to force 4.
British Canoeing 4 Star Sea Leader Training: 2 Days £?? – Pre requisite British Canoeing 3 Star Sea
This course aims to teach you the skills required to lead a group of 4 people in moderate tidal waters and in winds up to force 4. Upon completion you will be given a detailed action plan for progressing to the 4 star assessment.
British Canoeing 4 Star Sea Leader Assessment: 2 Days £?? + Reg Fee
Pre requisite – British Canoeing 4 Star Sea Training, a first aid award, logged experience (for full details please visit www.British Canoeing .org.uk/tests-and-awards/)
This British Canoeing qualification enables candidates to lead small groups of competent paddlers on coastal journeys in moderate conditions. You will be assessed on your personal skills, leadership skills, navigation and incident management.