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Event Name
PAQS Flatwater Supervisor, Guide and Instructor 
Organisation Type
State 
Organisation Name
Paddle South Australia 
Event Start Date
07-10-2018 
Event Start Time
09:00:00 
Event End Date
20-10-2018 
Event Finish Time
16:00:00 
Location
Aquatic Reserve Bower Rd West Lakes SA 

Is non-financial member registration allowed?
Yes 
Participants Gender
ALL 
Maximum number of Participants
Type of Event
Education 
Accepting Entries
Yes 

Who is responsible for the overall event?
Paddle SA 
Organiser's Email Address
sa@paddle.org.au 
Event Registration Manager
David Heard 
Event Registration Manager's Email Address?
sa@paddle.org.au 
Discipline
 
Registration Fee Amount
500.00 
Normal Closing Date for Registration
05/10/2018 
Final Closing Date for Registration
05/10/2018 
Event Description

Holders of the Flatwater Paddling Supervisor Award are qualified to manage a paddling activity in enclosed situations, performing rescues as required, where the group under supervision can be seen from a single vantage point at any time and does not leave the immediate launch area

Guide and Instructor training is designed for people seeking employment where the the group under instruction will leave the immediate launch area such as an overnight or full-day excursion. Holders of the Flatwater Guide award are qualified to lead or guide on inland waters such as open lakes and rivers (but not on whitewater or sea) in controlled conditions for inland kayaking and canoeing.

Elements include but not limited to:

  • Equipment
  • Paddling skills
  • Rescue skills
  • Navigation
  • Weather
  • Tides
  • Trip planning
  • Risk management
  • Group control

Further assessment requirements

  • Logbook:
  • Six trips of a minimum of three hours duration
  • Three guided flatwater activities of at least three hours duration as an observer under training or as an assistant Guide
  • Current Apply first aid certificate

Three sessions: October 7, 13 and 20

 


Event Website
http://paddlesa.org.au 
 

Registered User(s)

Name Club
Chapple, Sara Non Member
Guy, Hannah Non Member