Paddlesport Instructor Award

Become a qualified coach

  • Starts Jun 26
  • 150 British pounds

Service Description

This is an Ofqual Level 1 credited course. This course will give you all the necessary information to run taster and Paddle Discover sessions in a fun, safe way. You will have a dedicated mentor that plans a tailored training programme to ensure that you make the most progress and can move on to instructor safe and exciting session for others. On the course you will gain experience instructing a session with directed support to guiding you through the coaching process in a controlled safe environment. This experience is vital to becoming an effective Instructor. Find out more - The Paddlesport Instructor qualification is designed for instructors running paddlesport taster/starter sessions within the safety management systems of clubs, centres or other organisations in: ‘Very Sheltered Water’ environments; craft deemed suitable for a first time experience. The primary role of the Paddlesport Instructor is to deliver safe and enjoyable taster/starter sessions based on their group’s needs and aspirations. The qualification will support the instructor with practical skills such as kitting up a group and getting afloat, initial familiarisation activities, games and activities to support learning and how to use mini journeys to support learning, inspire adventure and exploration. This will be enhanced with support on how these sessions can be delivered in a way that is enjoyable, safe and rewarding. Read more here -

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details


Brodrick Hall, Gosport, UK


Gosport Lake, Little Anglesea Road PO12 2JA, UK

07596 005613

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