BCU Instructor Courses


BC Level One Coach

BC Level 1 Coach 

This Paddlesports instructor course is the starting point for aspiring Paddlesports coaches.  Training will consist of on water practical sessions and theory sessions.  You will learn coaching techniques, course management and group control; you will develop your theoretical knowledge, communication and presenting skills.  Successful completion of this course will provide you with a professional qualification enabling you to work in the UK as a recognised BCU instructor.  Please call the centre and talk to our coach to discuss any requirements regarding this course.

 

Course Duration
4 full days
Pre requisites
BCU Foundation Safety and Rescue Training. Valid 2 Star Award. Valid 1st Aid. A stamped CR form must be obtained from the BCU before attending the course.
Course outcome
BC Level 1 Coach. Run taster sessions and assist on Star Award Courses
Other options
Accommodation (Camping/B&B)
Price
£310
Call the team for course availability - 01737 644 288

BC Level 2 Coach (Training)

BCU Level 2 Coach training 

This Paddlesports instructor course is the next step for aspiring Paddlesports coaches. Training will consist of on water practical sessions and theory sessions.  You will develop your coaching techniques, course management and group control; you will work on theoretical knowledge, communication and presenting skills.  This is a training course to prepare you for the work that needs to be documented before attending a BC Level 2 Coach Assessment.  Please call the centre and talk to our coach to discuss any requirements regarding this course.

Who is this for?
Level 1 BC Coaches looking to progress their instructing.
Course Duration
4 full days
Pre requisites
BCU Level One Coach, BCU Foundation Safety and Rescue Training. BCU 3 Star Kayak/Canoe and 2 Star Award. Valid 1st Aid. A stamped CR form must be obtained from the BCU before attending the course.
Course outcome
A one year time frame to complete portfolio and attend a BC Level 2 Coach Assessment.
Other options
Accommodation (camping/B&B)
Price
£310
Call the team for course availability - 01737 644 288

BCU Foundation and Safety Rescue Training Course

Foundation Safety & Rescue Training Course

 The FSRT course is run in conjunction with Level One and Two Coach Training Courses (subject to demand).  Fundamentally this course is designed for all paddlers irrespective of craft. The objective is to teach simple and safe skills that can be applied appropriately.  It aims to provide the student with the key safety and rescue skills required to operate safely in a sheltered water environment and to be able to deal with common emergencies.  It is a prerequisite for level One & Two BCU Coach courses.

Who is this for?
16+ kayakers wanting to increase their safety and rescue techniques.
Course Duration
1 full day
Pre requisites
None.
Course outcome
FSRT recognition. Prerequisite for BC instructor courses.
Other options
None.
Price
£89
Call the team for course availability - 01737 644 288