Level 5 Instructorship

The Level 5 Instructor Qualification is the highest instructional qualification awarded by the Canoeing Ireland. It is available through river, sea and open canoe. It aims to enable candidates to:

  • Gain coaching skills of the highest international standard.
  • Deliver and assess all Canoeing Ireland awards within their chosen discipline.
  • Play an active role in aspects of the development of the sport.
  • ยทAccess cross discipline instructorships.

The Level 5 Instructor Award is currently under review. An updated overview and outline of award requirements will be coming soon. If you have any questions regarding the Level 5 Instructorship, or wish to apply for the award, please contact –


Aidan Doran. Training and Development Officer