Paddle Start and Discover Provider

What the Role Entails

By becoming a  Paddle Start and Discover Provider you will work with paddlers to begin their journey in to Paddlesport.

Paddle Start and Discover Awards are Paddler-focused.

At Paddles Up Training we want you to help paddlers take charge of their learning by:

  • Supporting your paddlers to become independent.
  • Help them know how their progressing and celebrating success.
  • Helping your paddlers to be clear ‘what’s next’ for them.

WHAT DOES THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS LOOK LIKE?

As long as you meet the minimum requirements, you can become a provider at any time by completing the following steps:

Complete the Personal Performance Awards Provider eLearning

This fun eLearning guides you by subject, through the design of the awards, why we made those choices and will give you some useful hints and tips.

Development Phase

You do what you need, this might involve:

  • Co-delivery of Paddle Start and Discover Awards with other Providers.
  • Reflecting on your own development.
  • Discussing with your Mentor.

Once you feel ready, when you have the confidence to run the award independently you can! its a self managed process.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

You can read more about the Start and Discover Awards here: Paddle Start  and Paddle Discover or Hear from Penelope who’s been running the Paddle Awards and White Water Award 

READY TO BEGIN?

Click here to access the Personal Performance Award Provider eLearning  and become a  Paddle Start and Discover Provider or use the finder tool to find an existing Provider to work with.

Minimum Requirements

To provide the Paddle Start and Discover you just need to hold a British Canoeing Qualification, that's any Instructor/Coach/Leader/Raft Guide or Bell Boat Helm Qualification.

In addition, you will need:

  • Full National Association Membership
  • Up to date Safeguarding training (within last 3 years)
  • An appropriate and up to date First Aid qualification (within last 3years)

Further Instructions

There is no application process for becoming a Paddle Start and Discover Award Provider. You just need to complete the eLearning.

If you would like to begin your journey, then the Personal Performance Awards Provider eLearning can be found here.

What the Role Entails

By becoming a  Paddle Start and Discover Provider you will work with paddlers to begin their journey in to Paddlesport.

Paddle Start and Discover Awards are Paddler-focused.

At Paddles Up Training we want you to help paddlers take charge of their learning by:

  • Supporting your paddlers to become independent.
  • Help them know how their progressing and celebrating success.
  • Helping your paddlers to be clear ‘what’s next’ for them.

WHAT DOES THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS LOOK LIKE?

As long as you meet the minimum requirements, you can become a provider at any time by completing the following steps:

Complete the Personal Performance Awards Provider eLearning

This fun eLearning guides you by subject, through the design of the awards, why we made those choices and will give you some useful hints and tips.

Development Phase

You do what you need, this might involve:

  • Co-delivery of Paddle Start and Discover Awards with other Providers.
  • Reflecting on your own development.
  • Discussing with your Mentor.

Once you feel ready, when you have the confidence to run the award independently you can! its a self managed process.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

You can read more about the Start and Discover Awards here: Paddle Start  and Paddle Discover or Hear from Penelope who’s been running the Paddle Awards and White Water Award 

READY TO BEGIN?

Click here to access the Personal Performance Award Provider eLearning  and become a  Paddle Start and Discover Provider or use the finder tool to find an existing Provider to work with.

 

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