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May Catch Up with Coaching

We are pleased to share our NEW Introduction to Fitness eLearning, new Raft Guide videos and your opportunity to become a Delivery Partner. This edition also includes your opportunity to provide feedback for the Safety review, and we are interested in finding out how leaving the EU may affect anyone wishing to paddle overseas.

Become a British Canoeing Raft Guide

British Canoeing Raft Guide qualifications are recognised and used throughout the UK and Internationally. Within the UK, British Canoeing is the only recognised paddlesport Awarding Body, providing qualifications and awards for over 35 years. Due to our regulated status, we are able to offer high quality learning, as well as standardised assessment processes providing peace of mind for Raft Guides and deployers worldwide. Find out more.

  • Safety Review - As part of the strategic plan to review qualifications, we will be carrying out a full review of our current offering on safety awards, as well as considering appropriate methods to raise and improve safety awareness and education. This survey is the first stage of the review. Your feedback is valued. We encourage you to answer the questions by the 6th June to help inform and shape how we could approach safety awareness and education in the future.
  • NEW Introduction to Fitness in Paddlesport eLearning - We are pleased to share the free Introduction to Fitness in Paddlesport eLearning. Aimed at paddlers, parents, instructors, coaches and leaders, fitness is a key consideration for anyone involved in paddlesport. This activity introduces the ‘who’, ‘why’ and ‘how’ of fitness in paddlesport.
  • Become a Delivery Partner - You can become a Delivery Partner today! The new Delivery Partnership is open to coaches, leaders and guides, as well as sole traders, activity centres, hire providers, etc., in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, as well as Internationally. Becoming a Delivery Partner gives you the opportunity to join a supportive scheme to help you develop and grow your paddlesports activity. Find out more and become a Delivery Partner today! 
  • Paddling Overseas - Due to Brexit, and leaving the EU, British Canoeing are keen to understand the extent of how this may affect any UK resident that is British Canoeing qualified. We are interested in hearing from instructors, coaches, leaders and guides, whether you paddle overseas or not. Please complete the survey by 6 June 2021
  • NEW paddlesport jobs page - If you enjoy being on the water with your SUP, Canoe or Kayak then you might want to consider one of many jobs in paddling. Vacancies in paddling are wide and varied covering full-time, part-time, and seasonal. If you're looking to advertise a job, head to the jobs page and post your job today.

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Interested in delivering the Personal Performance Awards?

Ppa Provider

Instructors, Coaches, Leaders, Raft Guides and Bell Boat Helms can deliver some of the Personal Performance Awards. All aspirant Providers will need to complete the Provider eLearning. The eLearning provides 10 CPD points and access to a range of logos to use for your marketing and promotion. Click here to start your eLearning today!