PAQS breaks qualifications into a number of categories:
- Basic Skills
- Flat Water
- White Water
- Multi-discipline Assessor and other endorsements
- Rafting (soon to be re-published)
Many of these categories cater for different craft such as kayaks, sit on top kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards.
You can also achieve a qualification at a number of levels, but most commonly it would be either as a skill, guide, instructor or assessor level.
For more information on the qualification scheme, please visit the PAQS website.