British Canoeing Awards
Foundation Safety and Rescue Training
A prerequisite for entry on coaching awards this training will provide paddlers with the fundamental safety and rescue skills required to operate safely in sheltered water environments. These skills form the foundations for safety and rescue throughout British Canoeing qualifications.
The award has a dual purpose:
To provide the paddler with the necessary skills which will enable them to ensure the safety of themselves and others
To provide the paddler with the appropriate rescue skills which can be used to help themselves and/or others in difficulty
Paddle Sport Awards
2 Star Paddle Sport Award
1 Star Paddle Sport Award
3 Star training Sea Paddling
This training offers you one to one input from experienced Sea Paddlers.
The training covers all aspects of the 3 Star syllabus and aims to develop skill level and increase confidence and competence in both boat handling skills and journey planning. At the end of the session paddlers will have developed a clear action and development plan towards assessment.
We use multiply venues across the UK including South Wales and Cornwall.
3 Star Assessment Sea Paddling
We deliver these assessments on request so please just get in touch to book on an available course.
National indoor award
This climbing course aims to provide a door into the world of rock climbing.
The pathway aims to develop skills, provide understanding and knowledge of safety aspects and provide coaching, support and experience in increasing personal, physical and technical skills.
The course operates through a structured logging system that assesses progression and competence in these three areas:
Demonstration of fundamental skills and safety awareness
Completion of 5 supervised belays
Completion of 5 climbs on top rope
This logged experience in these three aspects provides a measured consolidation period in order to assess personal understanding of skills and competency over a period of least 5 sessions.
The aims of the course:
To build technical climbing abilities and movement on the rock
To develop skills in rope work
To develop awareness of safety features and equipment
To develop trust between individuals and team members and experience the importance of what it means
To provide a record of achievement and progress
If you are interested in broadening your outdoor leadership experience and connect to a wider community of instructors please get in touch.
Continued Professional Development
Cave Leadership introduction to some of South Wales Caves
Coasteering – Good practice when leading in dynamic environments
Climbing – Links to Tidal Endorsement
First Aid Revalidations