Guide Endorsement

Guide Endorsement. A group explore the coastline of a local landmark.

The British Canoeing Awarding Body Guide Endorsement is for Leaders who are involved in guiding activity, particularly those working within Adventure Tourism and Commercial Markets.

This endorsement is aimed at supporting and recognising the additional skills required when fulfilling a guiding role.

Becoming an Endorsed Guide

  • Need to meet entry requirements (see below)
  • Complete an application for the British Canoeing Awarding Body Guide Scheme
  • Consolidation and experience
  • Full British Canoeing Awarding Body Guide status (£50 endorsement fee)

Minimum age

18 years


Optional and free-of-charge.   Leadership eLearning

Entry Requirements

  • British Canoeing Awarding Body Leadership qualification (held for 2 years and with 20 logged led trips/journeys)
  • First Aid award
  • Full Home Nation Membership
  • Recognition of experience or training (Guide Modules and/or APL)

Find Out More

We are an Awarding Body. The Guide Scheme is run by British Canoeing. To find out more about becoming an Endorsed Guide, please view the British Canoeing website.

Course Documents

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