Moderate White Water Leader Training Weekend (04.12.2021 – 05.12.2021)

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Date(s) 04/12/2021 - 05/12/2021

Time(s)All Day

Schedule: This will be a full two day course, we shall meet very early Saturday it will be a day day course with us returning Sunday evening.

Accommodation: Small Bed and Breakfast Apartment in Buckfastleigh just south of Ashburton, Westerley Buckfastleigh, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0JX, United Kingdom (view map)

Type: Leadership Course


  • Competent on grade 3+ white water
  • Full National Association Membership
  • Valid (within 3 years) British Canoeing recognised 2-day First Aid Award
  • Safety Award – White Water Safety and Rescue Training
  • Valid (within 3 years) Safeguarding Training recognised by British Canoeing

Accommodation: We shall be based near to Ashburton, we shall contact you to book and arrange accommodation independently of the club.

Course Documents: To view the associated documents with this course, click here


The new Leadership Awards align to the British Canoeing Awarding Body Educational Philosophy and support leaders to run safe, quality, enjoyable trips, based on their group’s needs and aspirations.

In order to achieve the qualification you need to show competence in the following elements:
  • Participant focused leadership skills
  • Personal paddling skills
  • Rescue skills
  • Underpinning background knowledge, understanding and experience

Read More White Water Kayak Leader on Moderate Water

Additional Resources: There is an optional and free-of-charge Leadership eLearning. There are also a range of resources to support you on your journey to becoming a Leader, from the self-analysis tool, to the logbook and journey planning sheet, explore the resources here.

Food: Please arrange your own Friday evening meal, breakfast, lunches and plenty of drinks, and ideally a sealed tub and dry bag to transport your lunches in. There will be an option of finding a pub/restaurant on the Saturday evening, or alternatively you can stay at the accommodation and cook your own food.

Kit/Equipment Hire: Equipment is always available for use at official club activities however there is no equipment stored onsite for these events, so if you require to equipment please complete a hire request. We highly recommend where possible that you are able to transport your own kit, however understand not everyone has a van or roof rack especially those new to the sport, if this is the case ensure you fill in your request soon as possible. Equipment should be collected at the Wednesday Mixed/Open (pool, lido, canal) Session before the event and returned the following Wednesday after. You can read more about our equipment, hire and usage here.

This event is fully booked.