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BCU Star Awards
Brian can train and assess for the British Canoe Union (BCU) star awards in one star, two star and three star in canoeing, sea kayaking and inland kayaking. Most of the courses will run in the Angus area on the east coast of Scotland using the local lochs and rivers and the sea around Arbroath and Auchmithie.

Please see the BCU web site for details of each award.
 
 
BCU 1 Star Award

A 1 day course of training and assessment in both canoe and kayak, this gives you the basic strokes and safety procedures for both craft.

1 day price £80 per person.

Please phone or email with your own dates, we require a minimum of 2 people to run this course. The price includes the hire of all the equipment but does not include food or accommodation.


BCU 2 Star Award Training

This is a combined canoe and kayak course designed to improve your boat handling skills. At the end of the training course we will discuss with you an action plan to prepare you for the assessment. The award is obtained by taking the assessment in both canoe and kayak. The price includes the hire of all the equipment but does not include food or accommodation.

2 days price £160.

Dates – 24 to 25th June, 14th to 15th Oct.

2 Star Assessment 1 day price £80.

Please phone or email with your own dates once you think you are ready for the assessment.
 
BCU Training Awards




BCU 3 Star Award

This is a discipline specific award and is a pre-requisite for some of the BCU coaching awards. Please see the BCU website for specific requirements for each discipline. On completion of the training course we will discuss with you an action plan to prepare you for the assessment.

It would be advisable at this standard that you possess some of your own equipment but boats and other equipment may be hired from us if required at no extra cost.

3 Star Training Sea Kayak 2 days price £160, course only. As there is a vast amount of skills to cover on this course we do not cover rolling from scratch in the training course but we can help you on some points if you are struggling, but we can organise a separate rolling course for you at some convenient time.

Dates – 26th to 27th June, 28th to 29th June, 7th to 8th October.

3 Star Assessment Sea Kayak 1 day price £80.

Please phone or email with your own dates.

3 Star Training Canoe 2 days price £160, course only.

Dates – 30th Sep to 1st Oct, 21st to 22nd Oct.

3 Star Assessment Canoe 1 day price £80.

Please phone or email with your own dates.

For the above assessments pass certificates are free but when applying to the SCA or BCU for the Award there is a fee payable to them, this can be discussed before your assessment as the price varies depending on the award and if you are a member of the SCA or BCU.
 
 
 
 
 
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