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The British Canoeing Coach Level 1 course incorporates both training and assessment components.  There are 2 pre-requisite courses for the Coach 1 course; Foundation Safety and Rescue Training (FSRT) and BC 2 Star Award

The Coach Level 1 is a multidiscipline coach; the certification covers kayaks, canoes and possibly stand up paddleboards, introducing newer participants to paddling on flat, protected waters.  Level 1 candidates should have competency paddling kayaks and at least 1 single bladed discipline (canoes or SUPs).  2 Star training covers both double and single bladed disciplines.

We don’t currently have a Coach 1 course scheduled for 2017

BCU Coach Level 1 Pre-Course Information
BCU Level 1 Coach Course Guide
Coaching Registration form
CR Form Information
BCU Membership Form

Steps to taking the BCU Coach Level 1
Become a BCU Member (can send in along with your CR Form)
Send in your CR Form along with the $80.00 BC fee
Register for the Coach 1 Course with The Power Of Water
If you don’t have your FSRT and 2 Star award, make arrangements to get those done prior to the Coach 1 course.