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Canoe Kayak Coach UKCC level 1

British Canoeing LogoCornwall Outdoors is a provider of the British Canoeing/UKCC development framework for canoe and kayak coach Level 1. If you are seeking to become a canoe and kayak coach then contact us about how to get started.

British Canoeing Coach Level 1

The Level One Coach qualification is the first and most important step of the British Canoeing coaching pathway. It is appropriate for individuals new to coaching, who have some knowledge of paddlesport, and wish to learn how to help others enjoy paddling. 

British Canoeing UKCC Level 1 Coach

The course content includes personal skills at the required level, safety and rescues, group management in water venues suitable to the level of award, leader equipment, weather, access and environment and dealing with emergencies.

British Canoeing Coach Level 1

This four-day training and assessment course is based at Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre, St Austell. Accommodation at the Porthpean Centre can be provided at no extra cost, please ask in advance.  Please bring your own personal paddling equipment and clothing.  Kayaks and open canoes can be made available, please advise us before your arrival if you need to borrow any equipment.

Pre-requisites to this award

  • All candidates must register with British Canoeing for which there is a charge.   (see
  • Minimum age of 16
  • BCU Foundation Safety and rescue training award
  • 2 star award for boat-based award.

British Canoeing UKCC Coach Level 1

Cost and Duration of the Course

The cost per person for attending the four-day training and assessment course available on application.

Dates, Times and Venues

Date: Please contact Mark Peters to discuss suitable dates for your coaching award
Time(s): 9.15am – 4.00pm
Venue: Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre (St Austell), PL26 6AZ

How to Book

Mark Peters
01726 72901

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