April 5 @ 9:00 AM - April 6 @ 5:00 PM£220.00
SUP Instructor. The British Canoeing Awarding Body Stand Up Paddleboard ( SUP) Instructor is a great first step if you are looking to deliver safe and enjoyable taster/starter sessions based on their group’s needs and aspirations.
The SUP Instructor qualification is designed for instructors running Stand Up Paddleboarding taster/starter sessions within the safety management systems of clubs, centres or other organisations in:
- Very Sheltered Water environments
- Stand Up Paddleboards deemed suitable for a first-time experience
Method of Assessment
You have three specific areas for assessment tasks to complete during the course:
- Professional Standards
- Rescue Skills
- Personal Skills
- Minimum age of 14 years
- Personal paddling and rescue competence
- Full National Association membership
It is a 2 day course, and is combined training and assessment.
The venue is the West Leeds Activity Centre, Lenhurst Ave, Leeds, LS12 2RE. Using the Leeds Liverpool Canal that runs along the side of the centre.
You will be assessed on both personal and rescue skills, it is a requirement that you can stand up on a SUP. A SUPI will only be able to run sessions for SUP’s once qualified.
There will be access to hot drinks and biscuits, but you will need to bring lunch and snacks with you. There is no where to buy lunch from nearby.
All equipment will be supplied but please bring your own buoyancy aid, board etc. if you have one. We do retain the right to stop you from using any personal items if we believe them to be unsafe.
You must be dressed appropriately for the conditions and the craft you are using. There are changing rooms and showers available.
During some sessions, notably the rescues, you will be wet and we encourage you to think about your clothing that you will be using. We do have dry suits available on a first come, first served basis. There is an additional cost of £20 hire fee for the duration of the course. Please contact us if you would like to hire a dry suit.