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Instructor Courses

Basic Kayak Instructor

Now it is time to share your love of kayaking with others! Learn to teach sea kayaking on calm sheltered waters, including strokes, safety and rescues. This course is perfect if you want to teach for camps, youth groups, clubs, resorts or similar.

Level-1 Sea Kayak Instructor

This course will increase your paddling and coaching skills – candidates are constantly surprised by how much they learn! It is ideal for those that want to teach courses and facilitate daylong trips in sheltered conditions.

Kayak Rolling Instructor

If you are an existing kayak instructor, then this is your opportunity to learn to teach others the wonders of rolling! The Paddle Canada Kayak Rolling Instructor course is the only Canadian certification standard. Learning progressions for multiple rolls and much more is covered in this course.

Moving Water Canoe Instructor

Now it is time to share your love of canoeing with others! Learn to teach canoeing in Class 1 river environments, including strokes, safety and rescues. This course is perfect if you want to teach for camps, youth groups, clubs, resorts or similar – Anywhere in Canada.

Flatwater Paddleboard (SUP) Instructor

Learn to teach others the wonders of SUP! The Paddle Canada Flatwater Stand Up Paddleboard Instructor courses are the Canadian certification standard. Learning styles, teaching techniques, and practice teaching sessions are emphasized.

River 1 Paddleboard (SUP) Instructor

The River 1 Instructor course will increase your paddling and teaching skills – candidates typically remark about how much they learn about both paddling and teaching! It is ideal for those that want to teach courses in river environments.

Certification Maintenance

Your Paddle Canada instructor certification is valid for a maximum of 4 years! A certification maintenance (CM) clinic is the fastest and easiest way to satisfy your professional development requirement.

Apprenticeship

Undercurrents and Paddle Canada offer the opportunity for you to apprentice as an instructor, or as an instructor trainer. It is a unique opportunity to learn and work side-by-side with one of Canada’s leading instructor trainers.