ISKGA Courses/Assessments 2017-04-07T11:50:39+00:00
Coastal Guide Training

Coastal Guide Training

A six week intensive course following the ISKGA framework

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The course is aimed at intermediate  paddlers wishing to work within the industry, leading groups in intermediate coastal water’s.  Upon successful completion of the course you will have the experience and qualifications to run safe, enjoyable and informative trips for commercial clients in a variety of conditions

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Coastal Guide Assessment

Coastal Guide Assessment

A 2 day assessment of leadership and personal skills

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The assessment is run during a 2 day expedition with real clients in an intermediate environment.

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Advanced Guide Training

Advanced Guide Training

A six week intensive course following the ISKGA framework

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The course is aimed at intermediate to advanced paddlers wishing to work within the industry, leading groups in advanced water’s, challenging conditions and remote environments.  Upon successful completion of the course you will have the experience and qualifications to run safe, enjoyable and informative trips in a whole variety of conditions.

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Advanced Guide Assessment

Advanced Guide Assessment

A 2 day assessment of your leadership and skills in an advanced environment

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You will be assessed on your ability to lead a real group of clients on a 2 day advanced expedition.

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Incident Management + Sea survival

Incident Management and Sea Survival

Improve your leadership during incidents

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This course is designed to teach you skills, rescues, leadership and procedures that will help you to develop a step by step thought process, to enable you to handle many potential incidents on the sea under pressure. The sea survival is a course to help keep you alive longer until the outside agencies arrive when it all goes wrong.

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First aid

Wilderness first responder

Requirement for ISKGA advanced guides

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The First Responder certificate is growing in reputation as a global standard in training. This intensive 6 day Wilderness First Responder course takes the First Responder syllabus and applies it to remote situations where evacuation may be protracted and complex.

Expedition Skills

Expedition Skills

A 2 day course following the ISKGA expedition skills module

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We will learn how to plan a trip and load our kayaks with everything we need for an overnight trip before setting off to discover the wonders of the Cornish coastline. We will introduce you to fishing, foraging, fire skills, shelter building, cooking and much more.

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Coastal skills and leadership

Coastal Skills and Leadership

Book into our Advanced I courses

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Our Advanced I course cover the ISKGA Coastal skills, leadership and planning modules during a 5 day course.

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Advanced skills and leadership

Advanced skills and leadership

Book into our Advanced II courses

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Our Advanced II course cover the ISKGA Advanced skills, leadership and planning modules during a 5 day course.

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ISKGA Fundamentals I

ISKGA Fundimentals I

A 5 day course following the ISKGA framework

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This course is aimed at building-up a novice paddler’s understanding of, and proficiency in, the basics of core Technical; Rescue; Expedition; and Navigational Skills

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ISKGA Fundamentals II

ISKGA Fundamentals II

A 5 day course following the ISKGA framework

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Level Two is aimed at sea kayakers wishing to build upon and improve their foundation knowledge in core Technical; Rescue; First Aid; Expedition; and Navigational Skills.

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ISKGA Fundamentals III

ISKGA Fundamentals II

A 5 day course following the ISKGA framework

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Level Three is the level whereby the individual paddler will be able to utilise their Technical; Rescue; First Aid; Expedition; and Navigation Skills within a dynamic environment.

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