Paddle Canada - Basic Kayak Instructor

Paddle Canada - Basic Kayak Instructor

Regular price $695


The Basic Kayak Instructor course provides national certification in the instruction and administration of the Paddle Canada Basic Kayak skills course.

A Basic Kayak Instructor is certified to

  • conduct Waterfront Kayak and Basic Kayak skills courses and certify paddlers at those levels,
  • assist a Level-1 Instructor on a Level-1 Skills course,
  • assist a Kayak Rolling Instructor on a Kayak Rolling clinic, and
  • assist a Basic Kayak Instructor Trainer on a Waterfront Kayak Instructor course.
Course Prerequisites
  • At least 16 years of age.
  • Certification
    • Sea Kayak Level-1 Skills
  • First Aid
    • Current certification in first aid (14 hours) with CPR.
  • Teaching Experience
    • None
  • Paddling Experience
    • Significant paddling experience in a wide variety of conditions and locations.
    • Candidates are expected to be able to perform all safety and skill items to a level and confidence superior to that of a student taking the Basic Kayak Skill course.
Course Notes:
  • There is an additional fee of $99 (plus tax) for your Paddle Canada Instructor membership.