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Sea Kayak Leader

This qualification is for people who lead sea kayaking experiences in sheltered coastal or lake environments.

Two-day assessment.

Sea Kayak Leader Syllabus

Sea Kayak Leader Assessment Guide
 

Sea Kayak 1 Upgrade - Instructor

This upgrade assessment is only available to those who already hold the NZOIA/SKOANZ Sea Kayak Guide qualification (no longer available). The holder of this qualification can organise and instruct 2-3 day Sea Kayaking trips in coastal, lake or open water areas where adverse conditions and limited periods of exposed coast may be encountered. 

One-day assessment.

Sea Kayak 1 Upgrade Syllabus

Sea Kayak 1 Upgrade Assessment Guide

Sea Kayak 1 - Instructor

This is a guiding and instructional qualification and SKOANZ Sea Kayak Guide is incorporated into the syllabus. The holder of this qualification can organise and instruct 2-3 day Sea Kayaking trips in coastal, lake or open water areas where adverse conditions and limited periods of exposed coast may be encountered. 

Three-day assessment.

Sea Kayak 1 Syllabus

Sea Kayak 1 Assessment Guide


Sea Kayak 2 - Senior Instructor

The holder of this qualification can organise and instruct all aspects of the skills required for multi-day Sea Kayak expeditioning. An expediton is considered to be greater than 3 days, where extended periods of exposed coastlines with retricted landing sites and open ocean is encountered. Adverse conditions are to be expected and the route may have been previously unvisited. Candidates must hold the NZOIA Sea Kayak 1 qualification.

Three-day assessment.

Sea Kayak 2 Syllabus

Sea Kayak 2 Assessment Guide

 

Sea Kayak Guide - No Longer Offered.

This qualification is no longer offered, however those that already hold it are still able to refresh their qualification to stay current. We recommend that you look at 'upgrading' the qualification to Sea Kayak 1 by attending a Sea Kayak 1 Upgrade Assessment - 1 day.

 Sea Kayak Guide Syllabus

Andy Thompson Collection Outdoor Activity 2 copyPhoto: Courtesy of Andy Thompson - Otago Polytech

 


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