Successful performance in the 3 Star Award indicates that a candidate can consider themselves as an intermediate paddler rather than a beginner, the candidate having demonstrated personal competence in a chosen discipline.
3 Star Overview
Recommended from 14 years of age
- Provide evidence of a certain amount of paddling time; this varies with each discipline
- Maintain consistent 2 Star standard of performance in the appropriate craft before starting to work towards the Award.
- Have the ability to swim confidently in the discipline environment wearing normal paddling clothes
For more information on this Award, view the relevant documents for the disciplines here
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The 3 Star Award is a discipline specific award and can be completed in:
- Freestyle Canoe
- Freestyle Kayak
- Open Canoe
- Sea Kayak
- Sea Sit-On-Top
- Touring Canoe
- Touring Kayak
- White Water Kayak
- White Water Canoe
Candidates who successfully complete the 3 Star Assessment will receive a 3 Star Award Certificate following a recommendation from the course provider to the relevant Delivery Centre and upon payment of the certification fee.