Sea kayaking course, Flinders Island Courses in Tasmania

We offer a range of courses and activities. Please see the drop down menu for an outline of qualifications and coaching courses. If you have any questions or requests please contact us to discuss your requirements. 

If you would like to see what we are currently offering, please see our Calendar.

Women’s White Water Instructor RPL Training and Assessment

For those female paddlers with existing experience in white water paddling on Grade 3+ rivers, hold a rescue 2 or above and have experience with groups and instructing, for example on school camps. This is a RPL fast track training and assessment weekend to demonstrate your existing knowledge and skills in order to receive a […]

Foundation and Fundamentals / Rescue 1 (4 – 5 November 2023)

This course is for kayakers and pack rafters looking to develop good technique with foundation paddling skills and fundamental swift water rescue skills. With the Forth River as a perfect training environment, this 2 day course will develop your technique and confidence to set you up for paddling on white water. For this course we have […]

Introduction to Coaching Course

  Paddle Tasmania is delighted to deliver the Introduction to Coaching course.  The course is designed to enable the beginner coach to gain their Introductory Coach qualification after successful completion of all requirements. Costs: PA paddle club and direct members: $50 program fee, $60 registration for 3 years Non members: $95 program fee, $60 registration for 3 […]

Foundation Slalom Coaching Course 5th November 2023

  The Foundation Coaching Course is designed for those wanting to work with paddlers wishing to gain an introduction to discipline specific skills. The Foundation coach is for coaches training paddlers for state level competitions. The course facilitator for this course will be Mike Druce, Australia’s lead performance pathways coach. Costs: $190 program fee (includes […]

Canoe Polo Foundation Coaching Course 23 – 24 September 2023

Paddle TAS are proud to offer the Canoe Polo Introduction to Coaching & Foundation Coaching Course Presented By: Brigit Doyle Date: Saturday 23 – Sunday 24 September 2023 Venue: Stringybark Dam, Launceston TAS. Paddle TAS are proud to facilitate a Canoe Polo Intro to coaching and Foundation Coaching Course. The course is comprised of both online […]

Level 2 Whitewater Packraft Course (Victoria) 5 – 6 Oct

Dates/Times: 10:00 AM Thursday 5th to 4:00 PM Friday 6th October (2 days) Area: Mitta Mitta River area (in north-east VICTORIA) Accommodation: Camping at Jokers Flat beside the Mitta Mitta River (Alpine National Park). Participants need to be fully self-sufficient for this Course Numbers: Spaces are limited and at this stage to a maximum of […]

Advanced Whitewater Packraft Course (Victoria) 7 – 9 Oct

Dates/Times: 9:00 AM Saturday 7th to 2:00 PM Monday 9th October (3 days) Area: Mitta Mitta River area (in north-east VICTORIA) Accommodation: Camping at Jokers Flat beside the Mitta Mitta Participant Suitability: Inclusion in this course is dependent upon suitable prior experience and is at instructor’s discretion. After registering for the course your registration will […]

Sea Skills – December 9-11

Perfect for social or newer paddlers. This 2.5 day course is designed for those paddlers that seek to ensure that they have the knowledge and skills to safely and competently undertake a journey without Guide or instructor supervision. This course involves paddling: Outside of estuaries, harbours, embayments or other sheltering reefs or islands Areas of […]

Sea Kayaking Guide/Instructor October 30 September – 4 October 2023

The Sea  Instructor is for people seeking a professional certification in Sea environments. The Paddle Australia Qualification Scheme (PAQS) course is the industry benchmark certification designed torn meet the needs of the paddling Guide and Instructor industry for education, recreational and tourism sectors nation wide. The Sea Guide is for people seeking a professional certification […]

Enclosed Sea Guide / Instructor 30 Sep – 02 Oct 23

What an excellent opportunity to have your experienced endorsed into a qualification. This allows to to guide in a whole range of situations. We have some of Australia’s best Sea Kayak assessors running this course. The description below is for Enclosed Sea Instructor. If you are attempting this course at Enclosed Sea Guide level, please […]