The Level 4 Sea Kayak Instructor Qualification aims to enable candidates to:
1. Become qualified to instruct and lead groups safely in slight/moderate sea conditions.
2. Train and Assess for Canoeing Ireland levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 Sea Kayak Skills Awards.
3.Teach advanced coastal navigation courses.
4. Promote safe kayaking standards, foster further participation and improvement in kayaking standards.
The Level 4 Sea Kayak Instructor Qualification requires that a candidate attend a training course and a one day assessment.
The course will cover:
- Observation and analysis skills
- Coaching to perform
- Feedback techniques
- Reflective practice
Please consult the following documents prior to applying for an assessment to ensure you have complete the relevant training and certification, and for details on the format of the assessment –