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LEVEL 1 

INSTRUCTOR

This 5 days course -the result of a collaboration between KLN and SKILS- takes place in Montreal. This course provides national certification in the instruction and administration of the Paddle Canada Level-1 sea kayak skills course.

The Level-1 Instructor is certified to:

 - conduct Paddle Canada Waterfront Kayak, Basic Kayak and Level-1 Skills courses and certify paddlers at those levels 

 - assist a Level-2 Instructor on a Level-2 Skills course

 - assist a Basic Kayak Instructor Trainer on a Basic Kayak Instructor course.

1/17

$650*

4​
days

Description

The Level-1 Instructor is certified to:

 - conduct Paddle Canada Waterfront Kayak, Basic Kayak and Level-1 Skills courses and certify paddlers at those levels

 - assist a Level-2 Instructor on a Level-2 Skills course

 - assist a Basic Kayak Instructor Trainer on a Basic Kayak Instructor course.

 

Prerequisites 

 

Prerequisites must be completed before the development process begins. This is strictly enforced. The Level-1 Instructor candidate must have:

  • Minimum Age – at least 18 years of age

  • Skills Certification – successful completion of Paddle Canada Level-2 Skills

  • Instructor Certification – Basic Kayak Instructor highly suggested

  • Teaching Experience – none

  • First Aid Certification – current certification in first aid with CPR (14 hours)

  • Paddling Experience – 30 days in Level-1 conditions (including overnights                   

Course length

5 days. 

 

Classe ratio

1 Instructor Trainer : 6 candidates

(This instructor course must have a

minimum of three registered candidates.

1 Instructor Trainer + 1 Assistant : 8 candidates

Conditions

  • Winds light (0–11 knots)

  • Current 0–5 knots

  • Sea state calm to light chop 

Price includes:

Training, Course material, Kayak (if kayak rental option is chosen) and Paddle Canada certification* *participating in this course does not guarantee obtaining a certification as a PC Level 1 instructor.

What is not included:

Paddle Canada instructor fee and membership, Transportation, Kayak and related gear, drysuit, accès and parking fees, first aid kit, repair kit and any other pertinent material neccesary to teach a L1 course. 

 

For more details please take a look at the latest PC manual here

 

 

 

 

 

 

DATES

July 7th-10th 2020
August 20-23 2020
VENUE
 

Gaspé, Qc

Val-des-Bois, Qc

Places available 6
*kayak rental +200.00$
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