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New NGB qualifications courses for 2018


New to the centre for 2018 are our Instructor Qualifications. Please contact the centre to register your interest in one of the below courses:

Archery GB Instructor Award

The Archery GB Instructor Award (3 days) is an entry-level training course that prepares learners to deliver fun and safe introductory sessions for beginners.

European ATV Safety Institute (EASI) Rider

The EASI Rider Course (4½ hours) is an interactive, hands-on learning experience that is both practical and enjoyable. As well as teaching safe riding techniques, the course covers safety clothing and protective equipment, pre-ride inspections, risk assessment and environmental issues.

British Canoeing (BCU)

Foundation Safety and Rescue Training – 1 day

It provides training on key skills needed to operate safely and deal with common emergencies in a sheltered water environment. These skills then form the foundations for safety and rescue throughout British Canoeing awards.

Dates Available: 8th April 2018 & 9th September
Cost: £80

BCU 2 Star Award – 2 days

The 2 Star Award is an improvement award which supports the development of fundamental paddle-sport skills on sheltered water.

It recognises a paddler’s understanding of how the paddle, boat and water interact and their ability to control movement of both canoes and kayaks using fundamental skills.

*This award is split into one day training and one day assessment (which will take place on the river Hamble) & candidates must been able to demonstrate a basic level of paddling. Prerequisites can be found here

Dates Available: 6th & 7th April and 7th & 8th September
Cost: £120
Combined course fee (FSRT & BCU 2 Star Award) £160

BC Paddlesport Instructor Course (Formally Level 1 Coach award)

The course prepares coaches, for running taster sessions, coaching introductory core skills, coaching paddlers in a variety of craft and coaching in sheltered and very sheltered water conditions, normally with the support of a more qualified coach.

Pre requisites can be found here and you must ensure you meet the criteria.

Dates Available: 30th April – 3rd May 2018
Cost: £275

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