Courses & Workshops
Volunteering roles often require new skills. So to help you make the most of volunteering, here is a range of training courses and workshops which volunteers can attend to develop their skills. These are available through British Canoeing or a variety of external organisations.
Coaching and Leadership:
- Paddlesport Instructor
- Coach Award
- Coaching Support Modules
- Personal Performance Awards
- Paddlesport Leader Award
Sports Coach UK
Sports Coach UK provides a number of workshops to develop coaches to achieve their participation and performance goals. Workshops include:
- Safeguarding and Protecting Children
- Equality in your Coaching
British Canoeing offers courses specifically designed for young people wishing to get involved in leadership and coaching. The new Paddlesport Instructor & Paddle Activity Assistant allows young people to get into leadership roles within paddlesport through a training programme based at their own club, centre or organisation.
There are many short courses in a variety of disciplines that volunteers can access through your nearest club or region.