British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Training
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

British Canoeing Sea Kayak Leader Training

  • Paddle
  • British Canoeing Award
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You'll spend two days on this course (formerly the BCU 4 Star Sea Kayak Leaders Award Training) completing the minimum training requirements for this award. With our friendly, highly experienced team, you'll cover the personal paddling and leadership skills necessary to prepare you for your Sea Kayak Leader assessment, taking in the stunning North Wales coastline as you do.

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The Objectives

You'll have the paddling, leadership, and safety skills to be ready for your Four Star Leader Assessment.


* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to Expect

You'll spend both days practising leadership, personal skills, safety and rescue on journeys along the North Wales Coastline. You'll also put the Coastal Navigation course into practice by being involved in planning of each day's journey.

Experience Required

You'll need some experience of paddling in moderate sea conditions. You should also have completed the British Canoeing Coastal Navigation and Tidal planning module.

We want to help you focus on achieving your goals, so comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal - you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified, staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development. What's more, you'll have access to our extensive range of paddling equipment and clothing to use whilst honing your chosen skills. You just bring yourself, your 'can do' attitude, and determination to achieve excellence.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

Available Course Dates

Start the booking process by selecting a course date, then adjust your details to suit your requirements.

Course Start Date
Course Start Date
8th March, 2025
2 Days

*If your course is based at Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, residential prices include catering from the morning of your course start date and cover the duration of your course, accommodation starts on the night before your course commences to the morning of the last day of your booking.

This course will help you become

a sea kayak leader

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