Coaching Awards

Kayak Essentials British Canoeing coach education courses are widely-recognised for quality training
and excellent assessment preparation. Our 2020 calendar dates include:

Paddlesport instructor (2 days)
19-20 September 2020 – SPACES
Required: British Canoeing membership, FSRT
BC Registration: Registration required
Course fee: £200

Core Coach Training (2 days)
31 August-1 September 2020 1 SPACE REMAINING
10-11 October 2020 – SPACES

Required: British Canoeing membership
BC Registration: not required, no registration fee
Course fee: £200

Sheltered water coach training (2 days)
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): TBC
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): TBC
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): TBC
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 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