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UKCC 3 Star Training and Assessment Weekend

Please contact us to discuss the option to do either just the training day or just the assessment. This two day course will involve 3 star training on day 1 and then a 3 star assessment on day 2. We will aim to create a relaxed Assessment environment, rather than having an intense assessment on the second day we will just go for a paddle whilst looking at your 3 star skills.


length: 2
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Cost £140.00
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Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning

This one day course is a pre requisit for the 4 star sea leader award. Aimed at people journeying in moderate tidal waters this 1 day classroom based course will cover the use of charts and maps, understanding weather and forecasts, tidal planning, navigation skills aswell as how to plan sea kayak trips. All this will delivered with lots classroom practical sessions for students.


length: 1
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Pre requisite: some previous sea kayak experience
Cost £70.00
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UKCC 4 Star Sea Leader Training

The 4 star award is suitable for leaders wishing to take groups into moderate tidal waters in winds up to force 4. This two day course will cover all aspects of the 4 star syllabus including leadership skills, rescues, personal skills, navigation and incident managment. This training course will comprise of two long days on the water finishing with a structured debrief. Students will leave with a clear action plan of how to work towards their 4 star assessment. Please note there will always be a Coastal Navigation course running the day before 4 star training. All 3 days can be booked direct with us for the discounted rate of ?195.00.


length: 2
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Pre requisite: 3 star standard.
Cost £140.00
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UKCC 4 Star Sea Leader Assessment

This two day course will assess candiates in all areas of the 4 star award. One of the days will involve leading a group of mock students on a journey in 4 star conditions. We aim to create a comfortable assessment environment where we can see students performing to the best of their ability. Whatever the outcome of the assessment candidates will leave with feedback and an action plan for their next steps.


length: 2
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Pre requisite: CNTP course, first aid, 4 star trained.
Cost £160.00
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Open Water Navigation and Tidal Planning

This course is designed for those paddlers carrying out open water journeys including islands over 2 nautical miles offshore in areas of strong tidal movement of 3+ knots and/or including winds of up to force 5 and is suitable for those seeking their 5 star award sea. This is a classroom based course but with lots of practical exercises. Contact Us For Dates


length: 1
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Pre requisite: CNTP course
Cost £70.00
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5 Star Leader Award Sea Training

The 5 star award is an advanced leadership award aimed at paddlers wishing to lead groups in advanced tidal waters in challenging weather conditions. Anglesey is a fantastic 5 star environment where we can train you on advanced leadership and rescues, navigation including night nav aswell as personal skills. All students will leave with a detailed action plan to take them towards assessment. Contact Us For Dates.


length: 2
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Pre requisite: 4 Star Award
Cost £140.00
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5 Star Leader Award Sea Assessment

Candidates who are successfull at this level are deemed to have the skills suitable to lead groups in advanced conditions. A two day assessment including night navigation and a day leading a group of mock students on an advanced journey. We aim to create a comfortable assessment environment where we can see students performing to the best of their ability. Whatever the outcome of the assessment candidates will leave with feedback and an action plan for their next steps. Contact Us For Dates.


length: 2
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Pre requisite: Contact Us For Dates
Cost £180.00
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5 star training and Beyond - 5 days

Our most comprehensive 5 star training experience. This course includes the Open Water Navigation and Tidal Planning course. Over 5 days you will be trained in depth by a Level 5 coach on all aspects of the 5 star syllabus. This will include boat handling skills, navigation, trip planning, rescues, leadership and incident management. 5 days allows us to really pace the week and give you exactly what you need to work towards your 5 star assessment.


length: 5
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Pre requisite: 3 star standard
Cost £380.00
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ISKGA Advanced Guide Training

2015 Dates - 16th Feb - 27th March 2016 Dates - 15th Feb - 26th March Sea Kayaking Cornwall in partnership with Adventure Elements, Anglesey have put together a 6 week advanced guide-training programme using the International Sea Kayak Guide Association (ISKGA) framework of modules. The course is aimed at intermediate to advanced paddlers wishing to work within the industry, leading groups in advanced water?s, challenging conditions and remote environments. Upon successful completion of the course you will have the experience and qualifications to run safe, enjoyable and informative trips in a whole variety of conditions. If you wish to complete the BCU 5* qualification this can be incorporated into the course and an assessment for 5* can be run on the weekend following the guide training assessment. You will cover the 5* training and OWNTP sylabus but you will need to have your BCU 4* before you start the course if you wish to complete the BCU 5* during the six weeks We will base the course out of Falmouth, Cornwall for 3 weeks and then Anglesey North Wales for the final 3 weeks ? using a variety of locations in each area to develop your guiding skills. While in Cornwall we will make use of the surf environment and in North Wales the stronger tides will be the major factor. Contact Us for More Information Full Course info - http://www.seakayakingcornwall.com/wp-content/uploads/Advanced-Guide-2014-info.pdf


length: 6
Additional Info: 3995 with accomodation
Pre requisite: You should ideally be a leader in intermediate conditions at or around BCU 4*
Cost £2995.00
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