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Course Basic Skills Course #1 - Canning River
Course Dates 17/04/2021 - 17/04/2021
Closing Date 16/04/2021
Course Information

Paddle WA Basic Skills Course #1
Canning River Canoe Club, Kent St.
Saturday 17th April 2021
9.00am - 12.30pm

The Basic Skills Award is an introduction to paddling award that teaches participants the essential skills required whilst out paddling. The content covered includes

  • Knowledge of equipment
  • Paddling strokes (forward, reverse, sweep, emergency stop)
  • Correct posture and technique
  • Launching and landing craft
  • Rafting up
  • Swimming in paddling attire
  • Assisting deep water rescues

If you own a kayak or sit-on-top craft, this is the perfect way to learn how to safely and correctly go paddling!

There is no minimum age for this course and no previous experience is required.

Participants will receive a Basic Skills certificate following successful completion of the course.

NB: all instructors teaching the Basic Skills course hold a current and registered PAQS qualification. Talk to your instructor if you're interested in gaining a PAQS qualification.

National Training provider Paddle WA
Phone 08 9285 8501‬
Address Floreat Forum WA 6014
Website Visit Website
Course Cost Free Adults: $120
Under 18: $80

No additional fee will be charged if a non-member of PA
Please ensure you have been in contact with Paddle WA prior to registering for this course to ensure you have the appropriate skills and information to take part.