The 2015 Adventure Sport Tutor Training Registration will close on August 14th 2015.   

Adventure Sport Tutor Training will take place on the following dates in 2015

  •  21-24 September (University of Limerick)
  • 12-15 October (venue to be confirmed)

Interested candidates should complete the Adv Sport Tutor Training Nomination form and return it by email to by 14th August 2015, or post to Canoeing Ireland.  Section 1 must be completed by the candidate and Section 2 must be completed by the NGB.  Both sections must be completed prior to submission to Coaching Ireland.

The cost of the course is €800 per candidate, however Canoeing Ireland provide a €400 subsidy for the first four successful course applicants.

Application pre-requirements are explained below.

Pathway to becoming a Canoeing Ireland Tutor

Instructors who wish to be nominated for Tutor training must fulfil the following criteria:

  1. Have an instructor or coach qualification at intermediate level – Minimum Level 3 Instructor or Level 2 Coach
  2. Be an active Instructor or Coach for a minimum of 6 years
  3. Have completed Instructor or Coach Training Panel registration criteria (see below)
  4. Complete the Tutor Nomination form
  5. Be nominated by Canoeing Ireland

Panel Membership Procedure

For those wishing to become a member of either a Trainer Panel or an Assessor Panel there is a procedure to follow which is outlined below.

Firstly identify the type of course you would like to train or assess for and then follow these three steps.

  1. Attend as an observer on one training course or assessment given by a current panel member who signs the panel application confirming your attendance.
  1. Attend as an assistant on one training course or assessment given by a current panel member who determines whether to recommend you for panel membership. The Tutor or assessment organiser may recommend that you gain further experience before recommending you for panel membership.
  1. Forward the Panel application for consideration to the Training and Development Committee.  Following successful consideration, an applicant will be registered on the panel database..

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