Guidance

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5 ways to develop your skills from home

With a range of restrictions in place, there’s never been a better time to develop your skills from home. Aimed at Instructors, Coaches, Leaders and Guides, our suggestions will enable you to gather knowledge and grow your skills from the comfort of your sofa. Delve into the digital library This FREE online tool includes loads…
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Assessing Qualification: Sceptical about starting yours?

Hear from Trace King, who was sceptical about completing his Assessing Qualification. He has now gone on to successfully complete a Level 3 in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (RQF). If you’re a new British Canoeing Provider or have been put off from applying due to the Tutor/Assessor qualification requirement for some roles, you may be…
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Choosing Appropriate CPD

Choosing Appropriate CPD  As an Instructor, Coach, Leader or Guide you will recognise the importance of keeping up to date. This can involve maintaining or updating your knowledge and skills to reflect current best practice in paddlesport. It can also involve ensuring you have the personal skills and fitness levels to be able to coach,…
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Explore the FREE British Canoeing Awarding Body eLearning

Now is a great opportunity to take the time and explore the range of FREE eLearning that British Canoeing Awarding Body offers. There are a range of packages suitable for paddlers, parents, instructors, coaches and leaders. Check out our top picks! Buoyage This fun activity gives you lots of information about the different types of buoys. Once…
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Exploring with Ribble Canoe Club

Ribble Canoe Club have embedded the Personal Performance Awards into their club structure for new and existing paddlers. Watch this short video to find out how your club can include the awards in your sessions. Alternatively, check out the downloads below to hear from Stuart and Wendy who completed the Paddle Explore Award. Start your…
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Keeping up to date

Keeping up to date is vital. British Canoeing Awarding Body and Paddles Up considers it best practice for Instructors, Coaches, Leaders and Guides. By undertaking regular development you ensure you’re giving your paddlers the best support. Paddles Up Training Courses are a great way to develop; Firstly our courses are recognised by British Canoeing for…
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Guide Endorsement

Become an Endorsed Guide

Why become an Endorsed Guide? Guide Endorsement is aimed at  leaders, who are involved in guiding activity, particularly those working within Adventure Tourism and Commercially. Your endorsement  supports and recognises your experience and that you have developed the  skills required to fulfil a guiding role. Looking for an Endorsed Guide? Then open the finder right…
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Using Webinars for Training

Using Webinars for Training Using webinars for training offers organisations, presenters and learners/delegates alike some great opportunities for sharing information. It can offer solutions that are both more efficient and environmentally friendly. Without travel it becomes possible to meet with people from all over your organisation without incurring large travel and time costs. With careful…
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Enquires and Appeals Procedure

Enquires and Appeals Procedure Paddles Up Training  Enquires and Appeals Procedure is in place for candidates who wish to enquire about, or appeal against assessment decisions relating to Coaching, Leadership, and Personal Performance Qualifications and Awards. These procedures do not cover the wider issues of dispute resolution, disciplinary action, doping, or child protection matters; further…
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