This is the first step on the paddlesport coaching pathway. It will introduce you to the fundamentals of good coaching practice and help you to understand and coach technical and tactical aspects of your sport. The course is run over four days, which can be spread over two weekends.
- Be a member of Canoe Wales or Canoe England and have completed the Foundation Safety and Rescue Training.
- Hold a BC 2* Award (only if you're opting for the boat-based Coach Award).
- Complete a CR form and send it to Canoe Wales/Canoe England no later than three weeks prior to the first day of the course, and bring it with you on the first day of the course, along with the other paperwork you receive.
- Have received your BC UKCC Logbook prior to the course.