Paddle Instructor Courses

British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor (Previously known as UKCC/BCU Level 1 Coach)

Age Range:

16 and over 

09:30 - 16:30

This is the first coaching level award run by British Canoeing under the UKCC scheme and means you can run fun sessions. Deliver the paddle power start working on sheltered water under the guidance of a higher coach. You must register with British Canoeing one month before attending; have a new 2 Star award and an FSRT. To book you place, click here. 

British Canoeing Coach (Previously known as UKCC/BCU Level 2 Coach)

Age Range:
18 and over for assessment 
17 and over for training 

09:30 to 16:30

The Coach Training is 4 days of training over 2 weekends and will enable you to coach 1 & 2 star awards in canoe and kayak as well as the Paddle Power tests. You will need to have a 3 Star Award in both Kayaking and Canoeing before you are assessed. CPDs are welcome, but not a requirement. You must register with British Canoeing one month before attending; have an 8hr first aid certificate, FSRT and a new 3 Star award in any discipline. To book your place, click here.