Sea Kayaking


    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

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