Paddle Awards

British Canoeing Awarding Body

Paddle Awards

The NEW Paddle Awards are for those getting into a boat for the first time, enabling them to feel confident in their chosen craft in a sheltered water environment. The awards help empower the paddler, enabling them to start their lifelong journey into paddlesport.  There are three Paddle Awards to choose from:

Paddle StartPaddle Awards
Your first time on the water ‘having a go’! A fun and enjoyable practical session, introducing you to paddlesport.

Paddle Start  Paddle Start (Size: 766.8 KB)

Paddle Discover
Taking you on the next steps towards becoming an independent paddler, for a fun and safe time on the water. Developing an understanding of the factors which affect your paddling; developing your decision making and practical skills, giving you confidence on the water.

Paddle Discover  Paddle Discover (Size: 836.0 KB)

Paddle Explore
Your Explore Award gives you ownership; allowing you to choose where you move next in the world of paddlesport.

Paddle Explore  Paddle Explore (Size: 688.2 KB)

Provider eLearning

The Personal Performance Awards Provider eLearning is designed to support Providers with the delivery of the British Canoeing Personal Performance Awards. The activities will give a range of information about how Providers can support paddlers and all the information they need to know about the Personal Performance Awards.

The eLearning costs £15, will take approximately an hour to complete and you will also receive the following upon completion:

  • 3 Year CPD update
  • Assessor Training
  • Provider Pack

The eLearning can be accessed on the British Canoeing Awarding Body Learning Platform by clicking here.

Below you will find supporting resources for the New Personal Performance Awards:

Personal Performance Awards Provider Requirements  Personal Performance Awards Provider Requirements (Size: 643.5 KB)

Personal Performance Awards FAQs  Personal Performance Awards FAQs (Size: 331.7 KB)

Personal Performance Awards Details  Personal Performance Awards Details (Size: 313.7 KB)

Personal Performance Awards Final Recommendation Guidance  Personal Performance Awards Final Recommendation Guidance (Size: 308.9 KB)

Personal Performance Awards Provider Recommendation  Personal Performance Awards Provider Recommendation (Size: 199.7 KB)

Personal Performance Awards Delivering the Awards  Personal Performance Awards Delivering the Awards (Size: 272.5 KB)