Kayak River Leader 2

Target Audience: Club members who wish to lead river trips

Course Duration: One and a half days

– AWA Member
– Minimum age 18 years
– Class III (intermediate) whitewater paddling skills
– Swiftwater Rescue and Safety Certification
– Active instructors must have Standard First Aid and CPR certification

Environment: Class I-II whitewater

Course Outline: Risk management focused and covers the details of trip planning and leading a group down the river on Class I – II water
– Risk management: liability, waivers, standards of care, emergency action planning
– Planning and preparation
– Paddler screening
– Risk assessment and decision making
– Leadership skills
– River hazards and hydrology
– Group management, scouting & communication techniques including river signals
– Demonstration of rescue and paddling skills

Course Fee: $250.00 includes National and Provincial Fees

(Does not include advertising, administration, travel, accommodation or meal costs for running a course that may be charged by the service provider)

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