The Sea Instructor course is for people seeking a professional certification in Sea environments. The Paddle Australia Qualification Scheme (PAQS) course is the industry benchmark certification designed to meet the needs of the paddling Guide and Instructor industry for education, recreational and tourism sectors nation wide. The information provided below is for Sea Instructor standard, for Sea Guide standard please see the standard changes here
Pre requisites: Participants knowledge and skills should be at the level of Sea Guide. Plus to gain the qualification a minimum logbook is required, these requirements can be found in the Assessment Guidelines. Please pay particular attention to the logbook requirements that need to be logged in your Paddlelog
What Craft: This qualification is designed for Sea Kayaks only
Equipment: It is expected that participants will supply their own equipment including craft, life jackets, paddles etc and present as an Instructor with appropriate equipment ( First Aid Kit, Repair kit etc).
- Practical: Completed through the training/assessment day
- Quiz: An online quiz is made available to participants upon registration that needs to be completed prior to the practical program
- Project: An online project is made available to participants upon registration that needs to be completed prior to the practical program
Assessment guidelines can be found here