Paddle Canada Basic Kayak Instructor


paddle_canada_logoThis course is designed for individuals wanting to become sea kayak instructors and join Paddle Canada, a national association of paddlers and instructors.

This 3-day, sea kayak Basic Kayak Instructor program provides an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary in becoming a Basic Kayak Instructor for Paddle Canada.  We introduce the basics of group management in sheltered waters, organizing and presenting effective on water lessons, detecting and correcting common challenges with strokes and rescues, and providing meaningful feedback to students.

The course develops and assesses the necessary skills to organize and teach a 1-day on water sea kayak beginner course.

Skill Level: Beginner


  • Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills
  • Standard First Aid / CPR (14 hours) or Wilderness First Aid (16 hours). The first aid requirement can be completed after the course.[/two_third]

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Additional Fee:

CDN$75 – Paddle Canada Instructor Membership

 Dates Location Price Join Us!
June 9-11, 2017VictoriaCDN $375book now

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