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Cardiff International White Water
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Cardiff Bay
CF11 0SY

Canoe Leader 

 

This course delivers the personal skill level required to lead a group of up to four solo canoe paddlers, (or three tandem canoe crews) on Moderate White Water and Moderate Inland Water.

 

The Canoe Leader course content emphasises the application of a variety of techniques appropriate for moving water, and exposed open water, requiring the paddler to perform appropriate and effective manoeuvres in real situations.

 

PRE-COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Training:  Be paddling at the Progressive Canoe Award standard.

Assessment: 

  • Canoe Leader training (within 3 years)
  • BC WWS&R or Rescue 3 WRT
  • Home Nation Leadership Registration
  • Home Nation Membership
  • Valid 2 day First Aid training 
  • Aged 16 over 

 

COURSE DURATION

    Training: 2 days (09:00 - 17:00)

    Assessment: 2 days (09:00 - 17:00)

 

   PRICE

   Training: £180 per person 

   Assessment: £180 per person 


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