Paddle Canada Basic Kayak Instructor

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

Designed for recreational kayakers, this course is perfect for those wishing to increase their skills and knowledge as well as for individuals wanting to become professional sea kayak instructors. 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.

Cancellation Policy

Kayaking Leadership

Skill Level


  • Paddle Canada Level-1 Skills
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ISKGA Training Modules Included

  • Coaching

Upcoming Courses

Victoria, BC
$375 CDN 

Course Notes:

There is an additional fee of $95 (plus tax) for your Paddle Canada Instructor membership.

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