Advanced White Water Kayak Leader

If you’re looking to lead white water kayakers on advanced river journeys, this two day training focuses on the high level of personal skills, judgement and leadership needed in advanced situations. The course covers personal paddling skills, rescue skills, safety, leadership and group skills and the theory.


White Water Kayak Leader

To become an Advanced White Water Kayak Leader, you will need to successfully complete a two day, mainly practical assessment on sections of white water, which includes suitable river journeys. Advanced White Water Kayak Leaders need to have the personal skill level, leadership ability and judgement to lead paddlers with a range of experience, up to and including advanced white water.


  • Advanced White Water Kayak Leader training (within 3 years)
  • Advanced White Water Safety and Rescue training
  • Home Nation Leadership Registration (LR) Form
  • Full Home Nation Association Membership
  • Valid 2 day First Aid training
  • Aged 18 or over