Paddlesport Leader Training


The Paddlesport Leader is aimed at paddlers taking on formal leadership responsibilities in benign, sheltered water environments and aims to support Leaders to run safe, quality, enjoyable trips based on their group’s needs and aspirations.

More information can be found here: Paddlesport Leader

Course Content:

This 2 day course will cover leadership skills, and the associated personal skills, safety and rescue skills. You will also be given an appropriate action plan to support your progress towards a successful assessment.

Pre-course requirements:

  • You must be over 16 to take part in this course.
  • Candidates must be able to paddle at a 3 star standard.


This is a practical course and a lot of time will be spent spent on the water.  All specialist kit * will be provided but please bring your own if you wish.

  • *Boat/*paddle
  • *Wetsuit /drysuit
  • *Canoeing cag
  • *Buoyancy aid
  • *Helmet
  • Wetboots / trainers that will get wet
  • Swimwear and towel
  • Warm clothes
  • Hat
  • Flask

Course Dates: 

27th – 28th February 2018

Please email our DofE and Course Co-ordinator on for our latest availability and prices. 

Please note that courses need a min number of 4 candidates to run.

Venue: Anderton Centre, New Road, Nr Chorley PR6 9HG

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