BC 5 Star Awards

After completing your BC 4 Star Award and building on your experience of leadership in a moderate water environment you'll be ready to progress to taking your BC 5 Star Award. Once you've obtained your BC 5 Star Award you'll be recognised as performing at a high level in personal skills, leadership ability and judgement in leading a group that consists of a range of abilities. Lee Valley White Water Center offers training and assessment courses for the BC 5 Star Award in both kayak and open canoe. These take place off site and each training and assessment course are two days in length.

Training prerequisites

  • You should have your BC 4 Star Award or your BC Level 3 Coaching Award in the relevent discipline

Assessment prerequisites

  • Before taking your asssessment you need to have completed your BC 5 Star training in the relevent discipline - this must have been completed within the last 3 years from your asssessment date
  • When you take your assessment you need to be 18 years or over
  • You'll need to have your Home Nation BC 5 Star Open Canoe or Kayak (depending on your craft) Leadership Registration (LR)
  • You'll need to hold a vaild BC recognised two day first aid award
  • Please download the relevent BC 3 Star Syllabus to see previous experience requirements:

What's not 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 5 Star White Water Kayak

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 5 Star Open Canoe

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.