Advanced Canoe Leader Assessment
The advanced canoe leader assessment is 2 days long. During the course, candidates are assessed on all elements of the syllabus. Including leadership, personal paddling performance, rescue scenarios and equipment.
BC Advanced Canoe Leader Assessment
The advanced canoe leader assessment is 2 days long. During the course, candidates are assessed on all elements of the syllabus. Including leadership, personal paddling performance, rescue scenarios and equipment. The assessment is carried out in an appropriate environment consisting of advanced white water rivers and open water in winds up to force 5.
Before booking on the advanced canoe leader assessment course you must meet the prerequisites. A valid BCU or SCA membership is required. On top of this, you will also need all your own personal paddling & safety equipment. If you are unsure of your current paddling ability, or have not been in a boat for some time then we can offer a private days coaching the day before the course to ensure you are current and ready for the assessment.
The cost of this course does not include accommodation. Accommodation can be provided for an additional cost at the Cairngorms Adventure Centre
The cost of the course includes:
- The technical assessment
- Transport to and from the venues
It does not include
- A canoe – they are available to rent if required.
- You will require all your own personal paddling & safety equipment.
- Personal registration or certification fees.
The Advanced Canoe Leader course content covers the following:
- Part A – Personal Paddling Skills
- Part B – Rescue Skills
- Part C – Safety, Leadership & Group Skills
- Part D – Theory
The cost of the Advanced Canoe Leader assessment course does not include accommodation, but there is the option to add 2 nights accommodation at Cairngorms Adventure Centre if required.
Take a look at the British Canoeing webpage on the Advanced Canoe Leader award to find out more information.
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