Canoe Education Weekend – Whitewater Courses March 3-4, 2018

Canoe Education Weekends / Whitewater Basic skills/guide/instructor / Mar 2, 2017

Derwent River (Railway Bridge or Broken Bridge)

The following courses are to be delivered by Paddle Australia accredited instructors. Read through the outlines, select your course and complete the online registration form by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

Registrations close February 12, 2018.

Whitewater Skills – Saturday Cost: $95 ($80 for affiliated canoe club members)

Saturday March 3, 9:30am – 4pm Derwent (Railway Bridge or Broken Bridge)

Whitewater Skills – one day course developing whitewater paddling skills on Grade 2-3 water.

Small group instruction from some of Tasmania’s best whitewater paddlers and qualified AC instructors.

Whitewater Skills – Sunday Cost: $95 ($80 for affiliated canoe club members)

Sunday, March 4, 9:30am – 4pm Derwent (Railway Bridge or Broken Bridge)

Whitewater Skills – one day course developing whitewater paddling skills on Grade 2-3 water.

Small group instruction from some of Tasmania’s best whitewater paddlers and qualified AC instructors.

Whitewater Guide/Instructor Training Course Cost: $265

Saturday – Sunday, March 3-4, 9am – 4 pm Derwent (Railway Bridge or Broken Bridge)

Australian Canoeing training course for teaching skills and leading trips on moving water up to, and including, Grade 2 for experienced paddlers. This training course is a strongly recommended pre-requisite for anyone wanting to go for the Australian Canoeing Whitewater Instructor Assessment at a future date (1.5 days assessment, separate). This is not an introduction to Whitewater Skills course (see above 1 day courses for Skills development), but for experienced paddlers looking at demonstrating correct stroke technique in an instructing situation on moving water, breaking down and teaching stroke technique, whitewater rescue techniques and the requirements for Whitewater Guide/Instructor Assessment.

Whitewater Guide/Instructor Assessment Cost: $110 (plus $155 AC registration fee)

March 3-4, Starting 9am Saturday (1.5 days, finishing lunchtime Sunday). Derwent (Railway Bridge or Broken Bridge)

Assessment for the Australian Canoeing Award of either Guide or Instructor for guiding/teaching skills and leading trips on moving water up to, and including, Grade 2.

Students Whitewater Skills Course (TBC) Cost: $25

Saturday – Sunday, March 3-4, Derwent (Railway Bridge or Broken Bridge) Canoe Course Times by arrangement

Two hour, whitewater skills sessions for students run by trainee whitewater instructors working under the supervision of AC qualified whitewater instructors and assessors. Note: This section only runs if there are enough participants going for an assessed qualification for WWG or WWI – you will be contacted by email prior to the course to confirm that this course will be running.

To register online please click here