British Canoeing Coach / Instructor Courses

Nick Cunliffe and Matt Giblin are 2018-recognised British Canoeing Coach Tutors and Leader Trainers,
currently qualified to deliver the following courses:


Foundation modules-Outdoor Education/fundamentals/fitness for paddlesports

Foundation Safety & Rescue Training
Paddlesport Leader Training / Assessment
Paddlesport Instructor Training / Assessment

Sea Kayak Coach Training / Assessment
Sheltered Water Coach Training / Assessment


Core Coach Training
Sea Kayak Coach Training / Assessment
Advanced Sea Kayak Coach Training / Assessment

Sea Kayak Leader Training / Assessment
Advanced Sea Kayak Leader Training / Assessment

Coastal Navigation & Tidal Planning
Open Water Navigation & Tidal Planning

The British Canoeing coaching scheme offers an extensive range of leadership and coaching qualifications – at Kayak Essentials we offer high-quality, well-organised  and productive training courses that will ideally prepare you for future assessments. Check out our Coaching Calendar for current course dates.

You can also contact us to discuss special course dates for groups of four or more. You are also welcome to contact us for advice on suitable training / assessment courses, according to your aims and experience.

Follow this link for more details of the British Canoeing coaching scheme.