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BC Canoe Leader - Training (Off Site)

Qualification Level - 3 days | Prices from £160.00

Please note that this course is delivered off-site and away from the Lodge. You will be advised of location at time of booking.

This three-day course will provide relevant training to allow paddlers to work towards sitting their BC Canoe Leader Assessment. The Leadership Awards are a discipline specific award and you will receive training in your chosen discipline and appropriate environment. For the BC Canoe Leader Award this will take place in the appropriate moderate water environment which is rivers of grade 2 and open water with winds up to force 4.

The course will be spent looking at the Canoe Leader syllabus which will include; personal paddling on moving and open water, leadership, equipment, and environmental awareness. The course will provide you with everything you need to progress on to BC Canoe Leader assessment, including a clear feedback and an action plan of how to do this.

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Dates & Prices

26/02/20
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Cost (no accommodation): £160.00

Is It For Me?

The Leadership Awards are a discipline specific award and you will receive training in your chosen discipline and appropriate environment. For the BC Canoe Leader Award this will take place in the appropriate moderate water environment which is rivers of grade 2 and open water with winds up to force 4.

Course Aims

This three-day course will provide relevant training to allow paddlers to work towards sitting their BC Canoe Leader Assessment.

Course Content

The course will be spent looking at the BC Canoe Leader syllabus which will include; personal paddling on moving and open water, leadership, equipment, and environmental awareness. The course will provide you with everything you need to progress on to BC Canoe Leader assessment, including a clear feedback and an action plan of how to do this.

For further information and more detailed syllabus please contact the SCA on 0131 317 7314 or look on the British Canoeing Awarding Body website:

https://www.britishcanoeingawarding.org.uk/canoe-leader-moderate-water/

What Will I Need?

Glenmore Lodge has a large, and very comprehensive store of up to date clothing and equipment. You are welcome to use your own equipment and pick and choose odd items from the store. Your instructor will want to check that personal equipment is appropriate for the activity.

If you are thinking about buying equipment but are not too sure what to get we would advise you to come and try our equipment and then make your purchases after the course. We have a range of most equipment items you can try during the course and there is advice on hand from other students as well as the staff.

We have a range of some of the latest open boats from Hou Canoes. Our paddling clothing is from Peak and we have a wide range tailored to your discipline. We use a range of paddles depending on the activity, Werner for canoe. There are specialist additional open boating items such as paddles, poles and sails.

GLENMORE LODGE CAN SUPPLY:
 Bouyancy aids
 Helmets
 Spray decks
 Cags
 Wet suits
 Wet suit bootees
 Small drybags
 Dry suits (only for out of season kayak courses)
 Paddling Trousers
 Pogies
 Paddling Neoprene Gloves/mitts
 Towlines
 Split Paddles

White Water and Swift Water Rescue
 Dry suits
 Throw lines
 Knives
 Karabiner
 Slings/Tape
 Pulleys
 Prussiks

EQUIPMENT YOU NEED TO BRING WHICH WE DO NOT HAVE IN THE STORES.

Listed here are the essentials, this is not an exhaustive list.

 Informal clothing for leisure wear
 Insulating layers – at least two mid weights
 Fleece/insulated jacket
 Hat & gloves***
 Vacuum Flask & Water Bottle ***
 Box or bag for packed lunch.
 Blister kit/ small first aid kit
 Personal toiletries & medications (towels are provided)
 Suncream – you just never know! ***
 Sunhat and sun glasses & cord
 Insect Repellant – it may be midgey!***
 Spare towel
 An alarm clock
 Glenmore Lodge also has a pool, gym & climbing wall – so don’t forget your swimming/gym/climbing kit!

Open Canoe
 For open canoe courses Spey descent etc. a pair of wellies are very useful.
 For Advanced Canoe courses please bring headtorch and light sticks for night paddling.***

Items marked *** are available in our shop subject to availability.

 

Course Pre-Requisites

Be able to paddle to the standard of the new 3 Star or ‘old’ 4 Star award.

Log Book will be rquired for the assessment – if you have one please bring it with you.

Note: It is not essential to be a member of either the SCA or BC to undertake training. However, we recommend that all students join before attending.  Tel BC on 0845 3709500; or Tel SCA on 0131 317 7314.

What’s included on your course

  • Instruction
  • Use of kit

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