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CANOE & KAYAK COACH​ TRAINING
The Details

 

WHY BECOME A CANOE AND KAYAK COACH?

First of all, you will be joining a community of like minded individuals, keen to learn, develop and have fun whilst sharing their love of paddlesport. The Coach Award supports your development through formal and informal opportunities, part of your journey will involve an assessment, but this is just the start as we believe in life long opportunities for learning.

You can use the Coach Award to support you if your a:

  • Self employed coach

  • Volunteer or work at a clubs,

  • Work at a centre  or for an organisation.

It is an appropriate level of training for those looking to develop individuals paddlesport knowledge and skills in a sheltered water environment.

WHAT CAN A CANOE AND KAYAK COACH DO?

Designed, to support you to coach paddlers who want to gain/improve their paddlesport skills.

You will coach in canoe and/or kayak in the sheltered water environment. This will include coaching beginners new to the sport, or paddlers looking to develop their skills.

As a Coach you can work independently or you could be deployed by a club, centre or organisation. Being a Canoe and Kayak Coach allows you to design coaching to support your learners. You will be able to provide British Canoeing Awards and Training such as:

REGISTRATION

The Canoe and Kayak (Sheltered Water) Coach has two formal registration requirements, registration and assessment check-in

COACH AWARD REGISTRATION

Registration can take place at any point on your development journey to gaining a Coach Award, the benefits of registering early are:

  • You will be registered on our learner management system and get access to all of our great resources including the Coach Award eLearning

  • Confidence that you meet the registration requirements for the award

  • We are able to contact you and share development opportunities with you

WHAT DOES REGISTRATION COST?

Registration costs vary a little dependant on the qualification and where you live, for more information you can read the Registration Guide here.

 

HOW DO I REGISTER?

  • You will need to be an On the Water British Canoeing Member - join now British Canoeing Membership (On the Water)

  • You need to be at least 16 years of age to register

  • Once you're a member, you access your membership portal and register through the dedicated platform

  • For more information you can use our Registration Guidance here.

ASSESSMENT CHECKIN

Check In is a process for coaches who are planning to attend a Coach Award Assessment course. The purpose of Check In is to confirm the coach holds all prerequisites, its free, quick and confirmation sent straight to your inbox*. This should then be shared with the assessor to confirm eligibility for assessment. It also gives you peace of mind that you have everything you need in place and you can focus on enjoying your assessment. Please do not try to check in unless you hold all prerequisites, including the completion of Coach Award eLearning module.

  • Confirmation of Check In will not be issued until the conditions are met.

  • Please Check In using your Membership Portal. Under the Menu tab, select Registrations.

*Note - as long as you meet the prerequisites, you will be automatically sent confirmation of your Check In. **Note – if you are aware that your record is out of date (for example your First Aid has expired) we recommend you email the check-in form to us with a copy of updated certificates.

Contact

Interested in this course for your centre or club?

Get in touch to discuss pricing and dates. 

07590 824206

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