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Cardiff International White Water
Watkiss Way
Cardiff Bay
CF11 0SY

White Water Kayak Leader

This course delivers the skill level required to lead a group of paddlers in appropriate locations, up to moderate white water conditions and to judge the conditions along with the standard of the group, to make appropriate decisions along with the need to modify plans as required.

The White Water Kayak Leader course content emphasises the application of strokes, to achieve suitable techniques and boat control in real situations.

This award is for people who want to lead competent paddlers in a 'moderate' water environment.


Pre Course Requirements

Training: Be paddling at the Progressive White Water Award standard.


  • White Water 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 or over


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Reasons to Choose CIWW?

We have great onsite facility with easy access to rivers for all our courses. Don’t have any kit or want to try some fresh kit out on the river? We have some of the latest gear on the market for you to try.

Key Info
£180 per person
2 Days (09:00 - 17:00)