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Course Flatwater Guide / Instructor Training and Assessment
Course Dates 09/11/2024 - 10/11/2024
Closing Date 19/04/2024
Course Information

Flatwater Guide/Instructor Course 


This is the Paddle Australia accredited course for teaching skills and leading trips on flat water. Assessment options for flat water guide or instructor are available. 

This course will be conducted at Browns River, North Kingston Beach Area.

Course commencement Saturday 8:45am - 4:30 & Sunday 9am - 4pm

Assessment for this course will occur both informally and formally over the two days. 

For further information on the skills and knowledge you will learn and be expected to demonstrate please see the Paddle Australia Flatwater Guide and Instructor Guidelines.

Participants are expected to supply their own equipment including kayak, spraydeck, PFD, paddle and rescue equipment.

There is also a quiz and project that participants MUST complete PRIOR to the practical component of the course. This can be accessed through the Paddle Australia Education site under 'my courses'. 

There is also a logbook requirement for this course that must be submitted to Paddle Tasmania within 3 months of the practical course date.

An additional professional registration fee of $170 is payable to Paddle Australia upon completion of the course.

For registration enquiries please contact education.tas@paddle.org.au 

National Training provider Paddle Tasmania
Email education.tas@paddle.org.au
Phone 0475142910
Course Location Hobart Area,TAS
Course Cost $ 450.00
Paddle TAS Members $350
Non-members $450

To become a member visit: https://tas.paddle.org.au/membership/
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Please ensure you have been in contact with Paddle Tasmania prior to registering for this Course to ensure you have the appropriate skills and information to take part.
There will be a $170.00 fee to register your qualification with Paddle Australia for 3 years. You will only be invoiced for your PA registration once all requirements for the qualification have been completed and submitted to Paddle Australia.