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British Canoeing Foundation Safety Rescue Training (FSRT)

This training course is intended for all paddler, coaches and volunteers irrespective of craft or discipline choice. It provides training on key skills needed to operate safely and deal with common emergencies in a sheltered water environment.

How much? £50 per person  £80 non-members.

Where and when?

Buddens - on request, please contact the centre

Lochgoilhead - on request, please contact the centre

On the water

British Canoeing Paddlesports Leader Award

The Paddlesport Leader qualification is suitable for people taking on formal leadership responsibilities in sheltered water. The primary role of the Paddlesport Leader is to lead, to supervise, or facilitate safe, quality, enjoyable trips based on their group’s needs and aspirations. Safety, quality and enjoyment will primarily be achieved through choice of venue, equipment and leadership strategies that match the group’s specific needs. The award does not include progressive coaching of technical skills but focuses on learning through experience.

The course is a two-day training course preparing the candidate for an assessment day.

How much? £260 for members; £300 for non members 

Where and when? 

Buddens - on request, please contact centre


On the water

British Orienteering - Teaching Orienteering

British Orienteering has developed a Teacher training pathway aimed at teaching through schools and outdoor education, by people who need to know the basics of Orienteering instruction but do not wish to proceed to be assessed after the training.

Where and when?

Lochgoilhead - on request please contact the centre.

Leadership & instructing

Bushcraft Skills Course

This course will teach you the skills to utilise the bare minimal tools in order to cope in real-life survival situations. This includes shelter building, fire lighting, knife, axe and saw work and water treatment. 

How much? £80 per person

Where and when?

Gilwell Park 26 - 27 September 2020 Book here

Great Tower - on request, please contact centre

Hawkhirst - on request, please contact centre

Lochgoilhead - on request, please contact centre

Meggernie - on request, please contact centre

Youlbury 3 - 4 October 2020 Book here


Scouting skills