British Canoeing Coach / Instructor Courses

British Canoeing updated its Coaching Scheme in 2018 – with a progressive, accessible range of coaching qualifications. Contact us for further information on our course availability.

Kayak Essentials British Canoeing coach education courses are widely-recognised for quality training and excellent assessment preparation. Our 2019 calendar dates include:

Paddlesport instructor (2 days)
16-17 May 2020 (Cheshire Based). 18-19 July 2020,  19-20 September 2020– SPACES
Required: British Canoeing membership, FSRT.
BC Registration: Registration required
Course fee: £200

Core Coach Training (2 days)
13-14 January 2020 (Cheshire based) 1-2 June 2020, 31 August-1 September 2020 – SPACES
Required: British Canoeing membership
BC Registration: not required, no registration fee
Course fee: £200

Sheltered water coach training (2 days)
15-16 January 2020 (Cheshire Based). 21-22 March 2020, 16-17 September 2020. – SPACES
Required: British Canoeing membership
BC Registration: not required, no registration fee
Course fee: £200

Sea Kayak Coach Training (2 days)
3-4 June 2020, 2-3 September 2020 – SPACES
Required: membership, core coach training, sea kayak leader assessment
BC Registration: not required, no registration fee
Course fee: £200

Sea Kayak Coach Assessment (1 day): contact us for dates
Required: membership, core coach training, sea kayak coach training, sea kayak leader assessment, 1st aid, BC registration
BC Registration: see British Canoeing website
Course fee: £120

Advanced Sea Kayak Coach Training (2 days): contact us for dates
Required: membership, core coach training, advanced sea kayak leader assessment
BC Registration: not required, no registration fee
Course fee: £200

Advanced Sea Kayak Coach Assessment (1 day): contact us for dates
Required: membership, core coach training, advanced sea kayak coach training, advanced sea kayak leader assessment, first aid, BC registration
BC Registration: see British Canoeing website
Course fee: £120

Booking:
To reserve a course place, follow the link to our Online Booking Form

Nick Cunliffe and Matt Giblin are 2019-recognised British Canoeing Coach Tutors and Leader Trainers,
currently qualified to deliver the following coach education courses:

  • Foundation Modules – outdoor education / fundamentals/ fitness for paddlesports
  • Foundation Safety & Rescue Training
  • Paddlesport Leader Training / Assessment
  • Paddlesport Instructor Training / Assessment
  • Core Coach Training
  • Sheltered Water Coach Training / Assessment
  • Sea Kayak Coach Training / Assessment
  • Advanced Sea Kayak Coach Training / Assessment

You can also contact us to discuss special course dates for groups of four or more –
see our Coaching for Clubs & Centres page for further details.

You are welcome to contact us for advice on training / assessment courses, according to your aims and experience.
Follow this link for more details of the British Canoeing coaching scheme.

Sea Kayaking Courses – Essential Info (PDF download)

British Canoeing Coach / Leader scheme – FAQs