4 Star Courses

4 Star Training

Overview:

In 4 star training we get you ready for the 4 star assessment. It gives you the abilities to guide four people down either river, sea, touring, or inland.

In 4 star training we get you ready for the 4 star assessment. It gives you the abilities to guide four people on a sea journey. 

The 4 star training is delivered over two days formal training in personal skills, leadership and safety and rescue.

Prerequisites:

British Canoeing 3 Star Sea Kayak standard is the appropriate level of performance for paddlers to begin working towards the 4 Star Sea Kayak Leader.

Once training has been completed candidates have up to three years to complete the assessment prerequisites and progress to assessment.

Highlights:

This course delivers the personal skill level and leadership ability required to lead a group of paddlers, on short, single or multi-day journeys. Achieving your 4 Star is recognition of having the skill level and understanding to lead other competent paddlers on sections of moderate water.

4 Star Assessment

Overview:

The 4 star assessment gives you the license to be the leader in the group you are paddling with. To make the right decisions and it is our job to make sure that you are capable for this. We take great pleasure in coaching people through their four star leader. 

4 stars are covered over two full days. You do need to complete an LR form before doing the course.

The 4 Star Sea Kayak Leader has the skills and judgement to select appropriate environments for paddlers with a range of experience.

Prerequsite:

  • BCU 3 Star Sea Kayak, old 4 Star or similar logged experience

  • Evidence of having attended a one-day coastal navigation training day or equivalent.
     

Highlights:

The course content is delivered two days. Most of the ‘on the water activity’ will take place in a moderate environment. The course will focus on the following key areas:

Application of sea kayaking handling skills to the moderate environment

Safety and rescue

Trip planning

Group management

 

Once training has been completed candidates have up to three years to complete the assessment prerequisites and progress to assessment.

 
 

 Contact Us

Call 0035387 220 2577

or Email using form below

Contact Us: ​

Shore Front,

Moville,

Co. Donegal,

Ireland

Call: +353 87 2202577

Email: info@inishadventures.com

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