Flatwater Supervisor/Guide/Instructor Course Cost:Non-member $295, members $236 (plus $170 PA registration fee if seeking assessment for Flatwater Supervisor/Guide/Instructor if successful)
Saturday - Sunday, April 3-4 9am – 4 pm Paddle Australia accredited course for teaching skills and leading trips on flat water. Assessment options for: Flatwater Supervisor, Guide or Instructor available. (Please note course only runs with a minimum of 4 participants)
Assessment for this course (for either FW Guide or Instructor, or Supervisor, dependent upon participants previous experience and meeting the PAQS criteria) will occur both informally and formally over the two days. Please see attached supporting document for the explanation between the awards from the PA website to see at which level the participant is aiming for or requires. https://paddle.org.au/education-safety/flatwater-awards/
Participants need to bring:
- Kayak or canoe or SOT, paddle, PFD, spraydec
- Warm paddling clothing – 2 sets per day of next-to-body clothing is recommended so you don’t have to put on wet gear for a second paddling session
- Lunch, drinks and snacks
- Personal paddling log, other relevant qualifications - see below for more details about your Paddle Log
- Any currently used risk management or lesson plans if available. These are not required at the time of the course, but if you are using some, bring them along for review. This forms part of the online component.
- Paper and pen
For detailed information regarding the assessment requirements for either Flatwater Instructor or Flatwater Guide, see the Paddle Australia Qualifications Scheme Handbook: https://paddle.org.au/education-safety/education-paqs/
Participants will also need to complete the online component and a log book using the Paddle Log app. to download the app visit: rnhttps://paddle.org.au/education-safety/paddle-log/
All paperwork needs to be forwarded to Paddle Tasmania within 3 months of completing the course.Cost: $295 non-members $236 members
Payment: Once the minimum of 4 registrations is received you will be emailed with payment details. All payments will need to be made prior to the commencement of the course. If the minimum number is not reached by registration close date the course will be cancelled.