BC Canoe Leader Training – North East and Northumberland

Course Dates :


Cost – £180 (non-residential)


Other dates by arrangement (minimum numbers required).

Course Aims:

Successful performance at this level indicates that a candidate has the skill level required to lead a group of 4 competent paddlers* (not including themselves) in appropriate locations, on rivers up to grade II and on open water with winds up to Force 4. The emphasis is on the application of strokes to achieve suitable techniques and boat control in real situations.

*Competent = Paddlers who do not require coaching to be in/on that environment.

Venue – North East England/Scottish Borders (candidates should be prepared to travel to use appropriate water)

Pre-requisites – BC Three Star Open Canoe or equivalent standard is the appropriate level of performance for paddlers to begin working towards the Canoe Leader Award.

Syllabus – Full details can be found on the BC website here.

For further information or to book please contact Kim.

For more information on coaching and courses please contact me at

Open canoe, sea kayak and white water courses and coaching, 1:1 and group workshops, BC Training and Assessments in Northumberland and the North East.

One Response to BC Canoe Leader Training – North East and Northumberland

  1. clarissa horilczenko at #

    HI Kim,
    I am interested in the canoe leader course you have advertised on the BC website for 27 March. Is this still running and can you advise how many days it is for?
    Kind regards,
    Clarissa Horilczenko
    Ph; 07950273507

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