They will do this in a competent manner as part of a led group. Paddlers will also have the knowledge and ability to help the smooth running of a trip while being led down a a river with sections up to grade two. This award is a commonly used pre-requisite for completing UKCC Level 2 paddlesport coach award.
We run this assessment over one day on grade 2 moving water.
Potentially gaining British Canoeing Kayak 3 star award. Having an Action Plan of next steps. Growing their skills in a kayak in a moderate water environment
- Provide evidence of at least 8-10 paddling sessions (minimum 40 hours) in varied locations where possible; this should include evidence of having paddled grade two water
- Maintain a current British Canoeing 2 Star standard of performance in the appropriate craft. It is recommended that the candidate holds the British Canoeing 2 Star Award
- Have the ability to swim confidently in moving water, wearing normal paddling clothes
Canoeists, Kayakers, Stand up paddleboarders, lifeguards, paddlesport coaches