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Qualifications and Awards

Find a Course Provider

Use our 'Find a Provider' look up to locate British Canoeing qualified paddling training providers.

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Your Case Studies

Read our case studies to hear about YOUR experiences and progressions through the British Canoeing qualifications and awards. 

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Registration Guidance

Anyone wishing to pursue a Coaching or Leadership Qualification is required to centrally register with the appropriate Home Nation Association (British Canoeing, Canoe Wales, Scottish Canoe Association, Canoe Association of Northern Ireland or British Canoeing International).

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Accredited Prior Learning

British Canoeing recognises that many aspirant coaches, leaders and providers and those wishing to transfer from other award systems or other countries may bring relevant experiences and qualifications to their role from other sports, countries and learning opportunities, and offers an Accredited Prior Learning (APL) service.

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Policies for aspirant Instructors, Coaches and Leaders

Download the relevant policies and procedures.

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