Event Details



Event Name
Coastal Guide Training 
Organisation Type
State 
Organisation Name
Queensland Canoeing 
Event Start Date
09-06-2018 
Event Start Time
08:00:00 
Event End Date
10-06-2018 
Event Finish Time
16:00:00 
Location
Cleveland 

Is non-financial member registration allowed?
Yes 
Participants Gender
ALL 
Maximum number of Participants
Type of Event
Education 
Accepting Entries
No 

Who is responsible for the overall event?
Queensland Canoeing 
Organiser's Email Address
qc.education@canoe.org.au 
Event Registration Manager
Steven Rowland 
Event Registration Manager's Email Address?
qc.education@canoe.org.au 
Discipline
Recreational - Sea Kayaking,  
Event Description

This course is the Queensland Canoeing pathway to prepare the participant for the Coastal Guide Assessment to achieve their Australian Canoeing Award Scheme qualification.

Award Definition:

The Coastal Guide Award is for people seeking professional certification in coastal water paddling environments using sit-on-top craft. The Australian Canoeing Award Scheme (ACAS) is the industry benchmark certification designed to meet the needs of the canoeing / kayaking guide industry for education, recreational and tourism sectors nationwide.

Holders of the Coastal Guide Award have demonstrated the ability to plan and conduct guided kayaking activities in sit on top kayaks in coastal conditions defined as:

  • Estuaries, embayment’s and areas enclosed or partially enclosed by fringing reef or islands
  • Areas of exposed coastline that are simple, not involving overfalls, tidal races, difficult landings or open crossings may be included
  • Distances of up to 1 nautical mile offshore
  • Conditions below Fresh (17 knots) as defined by the Beaufort Scale and used by the Bureau of Meteorology 
 


Event Website
https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=29554