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Course Flatwater Guide & Instructor Training
Course Dates 28/07/2018 - 29/07/2018
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FLATWATER GUIDE AND INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSE

Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July 2018

This course is the Queensland Canoeing pathway to prepare the participant for the Flatwater Guide or Flatwater Instructor Assessment to achieve their Australian Canoeing Award Scheme qualification.

Award Definition:

The Flatwater Guide and Instructor Awards are for people seeking professional certification in flat water paddling environments.  The Australian Canoeing Award Scheme (ACAS) is the industry benchmark certification designed to meet the needs of the canoeing / kayaking guide industry for education, recreational and tourism sectors nationwide.

Flatwater Guide Award:

Holders of the Flatwater Guide Award have been assessed at and are qualified to lead or guide day and half day trips on inland waters such as open lakes and rivers (but not on whitewater or at sea) in controlled conditions for inland kayaking and canoeing which include:
  • Sheltered and calm waters
  • Minimal wind
  • Ease of access to shore
  • Minimal flow of water

Flatwater Instructor Award:

Holders of the Flatwater Instructor Award have been assessed at and are qualified to lead and guide day and half day trips, plus instruct, facilitate and skill transfer to develop participants in order so that they may act independently or with minimal supervision on inland waters such as open lakes and rivers (but not on whitewater or at sea) in controlled conditions for inland kayaking and canoeing which include:
  • Sheltered and calm waters
  • Minimal wind
  • Ease of access to shore
  • Minimal flow of water
National Training Provider Queensland Canoeing
Email qc.education@canoe.org.au
Address Morningside QLD
Website Visit Website
Course Cost Free
Please ensure you have been in contact with Queensland Canoeing prior to registering for this course to ensure you have the appropriate skills and information to take part.