Canoeing Ireland Awards & Qualification Scheme

Canoeing Irelandโ€™s Award and Qualification Scheme comprises of awards and qualifications in kayaking (river kayaking), sea kayaking, stand up paddle board and sit on top.

The Scheme primarily consists of: Skills Awards, Instructor Qualifications and Coach Qualifications.

However the Scheme is further complemented by River Safety & Rescue Awards and Coastal Navigation Awards which are now an integral part of the Award and Qualification Scheme.

Sit on Top

Stand Up Paddle Board

Kayak/ GP WW

Sea Kayak

Open Canoe

AUX Awards

Advanced

Skills

Awards

Level 5 River Kayak Skills

Level 5 Sea Skills

Level 5 Canoe Skills

ACN

RSR 3

Intermediate

Skills

Awards

Sit on Top River

Level 4 River Kayak Skills

Level 4 Sea Skills

Sit on Top Sea

Level 3 River Kayak Skills

Level 3 Sea Skills

Level 4 Canoe Skills

ECN

Level 3 Canoe Skills

RSR 2

Intro

Skills

Awards

Flatwater SUP

Level 2 Skills

Sit on Top Flatwater

Intro to SUP

Level 1 Skills

Level 2 Canoe Skills

RSR 1

Advanced Awards

Intermediate Awards

Intro Awards

Participation Programmes/ Awards

Good to Go Award
Paddle Able

Participation Programmes/ Awards

Good to Go Award
Paddle Able