Coaches and leaders, we salute you. Without your skill, passion and commitment, paddlesports in the UK simply would not be enjoyed by as many people – whether they’re happy weekend paddlers or the dedicated athletes proudly taking their positions on the winners’ pantheons at the Olympics and World Championships.
Just as you are dedicated to the needs of paddlers, we are dedicated to supporting you in every aspect of your coaching. Here you can learn more about the many ways British Canoeing supports you as coach – from coaching qualifications, to resources, to financial support.
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Coaching & Leadership News
Raft Guide Qualifications
In January 2021, there will be brand NEW Raft Guide awards for those on artificial white water and natural rivers as well as those leading a flotilla of rafts.
Choosing the right CPD for you
The great thing about the NEW CPD process is that your development opportunities are directed and controlled by you. This means that you can pick the CPD that’s relevant and interesting to you, that’s delivered in a way that you find engaging and meaningful.
First Aid Extension eLearning Update
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, and the difficulty that some Instructors, Coaches, Leaders and Guides are having in accessing a course to renew their First Aid Qualification, British Canoeing Awarding Body will be further extending the First Aid Extension eLearning to the 31st December 2020.
COVID-19 Update: Latest Guidance on British Canoeing Qualifications and Awards in England – September 2020
Following recent confirmation with CIMPSA, DCMS and Sport England, British Canoeing is pleased to confirm that the running of qualifications and awards is allowed, under the exemption of education and training, within the government's latest guidance on social distancing.