Level 3 Kayak Skills Courses 2020

Canoeing Ireland will be runing a series of Level 3 Kayak Skillls Training courses and assessments during the Autumn and Winter months in 2020 from its Training Centre on the Strawberry Beds near Lucan .  See Here  for location.
Training courses will be run over two days and aim to cover the syllabus of the the Level 3 Kayak Skills Award and prepare participants for assessment for the award.

The course does NOT include an assessment . Participants will be given feedback by Instructor about appllying for assessment.


  • Be over 18 years
  • At minimum Level 2 Kayak skills standard
  • Be able to swim

Course Fee  :  €175 per person
For further information and to book please click    Book Here

The Centre can provide kayak and paddle and all necessary safety equipment such as a Buoyancy Aid or PFD, helmet, spray deck. It can also supply wetsuit and cagoule however participants are recommended to supply their own if possible .
Participants  will need their own footwear suitable for kayaking ( bootees or old runners) , swimwear and some base layers such as thermal top / football jersey/light fleece . Cotton tops are not advised .

Aims of  the Level 3 Kayak Skills Award
Candidates should be able

  • Kayak safely and competently on rivers up to and including Grade 2 difficulty as a member of a group of peers 
  • Be capable of negotiating obstacles encountered on water of Grade 2 difficulty.
  • Assist in rescues.

  • Foster further participation in kayaking

For further details see here   


Code Days   Month Dates Time Destination
 C1 Sat / Sun Oct 17th /18th  10.00 – 16.00 Liffey
 C2  Sat /Sun Nov 14th/15th 10.00 – 14.00 Liffey
 C3 Sat/ Sun Dec 5th/6th 10.00 – 14.00 Liffey


For any queries and further information please contact trainingcentre@canoe.ie