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Course Flatwater Instructor - Kayak
Course Dates 30/09/2019 - 04/10/2019
Closing Date 26/09/2019
Course Information

Guide and Instructor training is designed for people seeking employment where the the group under instruction will leave the immediate launch area such as an overnight or full-day excursion. Holders of the Flatwater Guide award are qualified to lead or guide on inland waters such as open lakes and rivers (but not on whitewater or sea) in controlled conditions for inland kayaking and canoeing.

Elements include but not limited to:

  • Equipment
  • Paddling skills
  • Rescue skills
  • Navigation
  • Weather
  • Tides
  • Trip planning
  • Risk management
  • Group control

Further assessment requirements

  • Logbook:
  • Six trips of a minimum of three hours duration
  • Three guided flatwater activities of at least three hours duration as an observer under training or as an assistant Guide
  • Current Apply first aid certificate
  • Pre requisite of Flatwater Lifeguard required
National Training Provider Paddle SA
Address Cnr Bower Rd & Old Port Rd
West Lakes SA 5021
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Course Cost $ 500.00
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Please ensure you have been in contact with Paddle SA prior to registering for this course to ensure you have the appropriate skills and information to take part.
There will also be a $170.00 fee to register your qualification with Paddle Australia for 3 years. You will only be invoiced for your PA registration at the successful completion of your assessment.