Coaching Awards

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

Paddlesport Instructor (2 days)
Required: British Canoeing membership, FSRT
BC Registration: Registration required
Course fee / dates: Matt’s Coaching Calendar

Core Coach Training (2 days)
Required: British Canoeing membership
BC Registration: not required, no registration fee
Course fee / dates: Matt’s Coaching Calendar

Sheltered Water Coach Training (2 days)
Required: British Canoeing membership
BC Registration: not required, no registration fee
Course fee / dates: Matt’s Coaching Calendar

Sea Kayak Coach Training (2 days)
Required: membership, core coach training, sea kayak leader assessment
BC Registration: not required, no registration fee
Course fee / dates: Matt’s Coaching Calendar

Sea Kayak Coach Assessment (1 day)
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 / dates: Matt’s Coaching Calendar

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 / dates: contact Nick for further info

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 / dates: contact Nick for further info

Booking: email us for further info

Nick Cunliffe and Matt Giblin are British Canoeing Coach Tutors and Leader Trainers, 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.