Basic Instructor Course

Rates: $399
Dates: April 5-7 | May 21-23
Age: 16+

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Call (604) 689-7575 to book & inquire

Share your love of kayaking and gain the certification necessary to run your own Paddle Canada Basic Sea Kayak skills courses.
During this course, you will learn the techniques to lead and deliver quality and safe kayaking programs that teach basic kayaking skills.
Becoming an instructor in the nationally recognized Paddle Canada Program is a wonderful way to inspire new paddles and join a group of committed and passionate paddlers across the country.

We are hiring new Instructors to join our team every year. Get in touch if you are interested in not only taking this course but also working with us!




2024 Dates

April 5-7 (9am-4pm)

May 21 – 23 (10am-5pm)


Paddle Canada Level 1 Skills Certification or equivalent.

To get the Paddle Canada Instructor Certification you will also need to register with Paddle Canada as an Instructor Candidate ($99 annual fee) and have a minimum of Standard First Aid with CPR-C.


We highly recommend taking the 20h or 40h Wilderness First Aid course with Coast Wilderness Medical Training.