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BC Advanced White Water Leader Training

Qualify LEVEL | 2 day(s) | Ratio 1:4 | From £305.00

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Overview

If you’re working towards your Advanced White Water Leader and want to develop your skills then this optional training course is the one for you.

This course is all about meeting your development needs. We’ll look at the paddling, leadership and rescue skills required to lead groups on grade 4 rivers.

We’ll make sure you’ll leave the course with a detailed picture of the assessment standard, a development plan to get you to that level and a firm grasp of what the assessment will involve.

 

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AIMS

To help you work towards your British Canoeing White Water Leader, which qualifies you to lead white water kayaks or OC1s on grade 4 rivers.

PRE-REQUISITES

Experience of paddling grade 3(4) rivers.

IS IT FOR ME?

If you paddle a white water kayak or OC1 and you’d like some help as you work towards your Advanced White Water Leader then this optional training course is for you.

Take a good look at the skills checklist and assessment guidance, which can be found at www.britishcanoeingawarding.org.uk

The Leadership and Raft Guide awards course guide is also well worth reading.

 

CONTENT

On this optional training course, we’ll look at all the skills required to lead a group of white water kayak (or OC1) paddlers on grade 4 rivers. Including different ways to support or challenge paddlers, when and how to involve them in the decision making and how to use the group efficiently to protect rapids.

In addition we’ll look at the core skills of driving the boat, gaining and losing momentum, crossing flow, choosing lines, boofs and flares. We’ll also take a look at dealing with incidents and rescues.

Step 1

Book your course place online

Step 2

Call to book accommodation. Prices from £60pn

DATES & PRICES

2024
COURSE DATE COST
(with accommodation)
COST
(no accommodation)
PLACES BOOKING
Date21/11/24Cost (with accommodation)Call Us – Prices from £60pnCost (no accommodation)£305.00Places
Need a different date? Call 01479 861 256 to arrange your own date, or email [email protected]

USEFUL INFORMATION

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

Instruction

Use of kit

Packed lunch and afternoon tea and cake

In-course transport

WHAT'S INCLUDED IF YOU CHOOSE THE RESIDENTIAL OPTION - AS ABOVE PLUS

Bed in en-suite room – available from 4pm on day before your course starts

All meals from breakfast on day one until packed lunch on the final day.

Use of the facilities at Glenmore Lodge.

NEED TO KNOW

WHAT WILL I NEED

We have a wide range of equipment available to borrow from our stores, including;

  • White Water Kayak
  • Paddles
  • Throwline
  • Tape and Krab
  • Drybags
  • Group shelter
  • Helmet
  • Buoyancy aid with chest harness
  • Spraydeck
  • Wetsuit
  • Cag
  • Paddling trousers
  • Wetsuit boots

 

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