BC 4 Star Awards

After you've completed your BC 3 Star Award you'll be able to progress and take your BC 4 Star Award. Lee Valley White Water Center offers both BC 4 star training and assessment in both kayak and open canoe, however please note these take place off site. This award is a leadership award and not a coaching award

Training prerequisites

  • Although it's not essential we recommend you have your BC 3 Star Kayak or Open Canoe Award depending on your chosen craft

Assessment prerequisites

  • In order to take your BC 4 Star Award Assessment you'll need to have completed your BC 4 Star Award Training first in your chosen craft - the training is valid for three years and once completed you can sign yourself up for your BC 4 Star Award Assessment
  • You'll also be requried to hold a relevant safety award. This can be either your BC White Water Safety and Rescue Training or Rescue 3 White Water Technician
  • You'll need to have your Home Nation BC 4 Star Open Canoe or Kayak (depending on your craft) Leadership Registration
  • You must be aged 16 or over to take your assessment however those under 18 are not deemed responsible for leadership by law until they're 18
  • Please download the BC 4 Star Syllabus in your chosen discipline to see the relevent experience prerequisites:

What's included?

  • Professional coaching on and off the water
  • Mentoring and advice on development within paddlesport
  • Lee Valley White Water Centre membership

What's not included?

  • Personal third party liability insurance
  • Food and beverages
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Equipment
  • BC Leadership Registration
  • BC membership

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BC 4 Star White Water Kayak Award

The training consists for two full days of formal training in personal skills and leadership and the assessments are run over two days.

This is a two day training course which will run 09:00 - 17:00 both days.

To discuss dates and availability or if you're looking to make a group booking for a specific date please contact us on 03000 030 616 to discuss alternative options.

 

This is a two day assessment which will run 09:00 - 17:00 both days.

To discuss dates and availability or if you're looking to make a group booking for a specific date please contact us on 03000 030 616 to discuss alternative options.

 

BC 4 Star Open Canoe Award

As part of the two day training you'll be given formal training in personal skills and leadership and the assessments take place over two days.

This is a two day training course which will run 09:00 - 17:00 both days.

To discuss dates and availability or if you're looking to make a group booking for a specific date please contact us on 03000 030 616 to discuss alternative options.

 

This is a two day assessment which will run 09:00 - 17:00 both days.

To discuss dates and availability or if you're looking to make a group booking for a specific date please contact us on 03000 030 616 to discuss alternative options.