Course Information

Canoeing – Inland Flatwater

Course Description
This course develops competency to Canoe on Inland Flatwater.

The course will use a variety of campsites. Students are to bring their own camping equipment and rations.

Canoeing equipment will be provided (Canoe, paddle, PFD, helmet, wetsuit, cag, carabiners, throw bag, knives).

Students are to bring their own on-water clothing such as thermals, footwear, sunglasses (on a strap) and rashie.

Students may bring personal canoeing equipment, but it must pass an inspection by Group 314 prior to use.

Course Content
This course requires the successful completion of:

  • SISOCNE001 Paddle a craft using fundamental skills.
  • SISOCNE002 Paddle a canoe on inland flatwater.

The course content is:

  • Day 1 - Demonstration activity, equipment familiarization, theory.
  • Day 2 - Canoeing techniques and rescues.
  • Day 3 - Practice and assessment
  • Day 4 - Practice and assessment
  • Day 5 - Practice and assessment

Nationally Recognised Training ( NRT ) under the Australian Quality Training Framework ( AQTF ).

Certification Type
Statement of Attainment

Course Fee
$1,500 ex GST (per enrolment)

Entry Requirements
Students must:

  • Be at least 18 years old at the time of enrolment.
  • Have an email address and access to a computer with an internet connection.
  • Complete a Pre-course Evaluation conducted by Group 314 to determine suitability for the course.
  • Be able to swim 50m wearing canoeing equipment.

40 hours completed over a continuous period of five days.

Training Strategy
Training is provided using practical sessions whilst conducting Canoeing activities on Flat Inland Waters.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students are required to be employed in an Outdoor Leadership role. They will therefore have experience that qualifies as RPL. RPL will be assessed and supplemented by gap and/or refresher training as required.

Refer to the Group 314 RPL Policy Click here for more information.

Credit Transfer
Not available.

Refer to the Group 314 Credit Transfer Policy Click here for more information.

Assessment Strategy
This course requires students to complete a variety of assessment activities.

  • Written Knowledge Assessment (2).
  • Competency Observation (6).
  • Skills Assessment(2).

Murrumbidgee River

More About This Course
More information about Group 314, including company policies and other general student information, is available at Click here

If you would like to discuss this course with a Group 314 representative, please email or phone 1300 448 779.

Please email or phone 1300 448 779 to enrol.

Why study with us

  • The practical application of skills and knowledge is important to us.
  • Our trainers and assessors have vast amounts of industry experience.
  • Prior learning is recognised to avoid unnecessary effort.
  • Courses are customised to suit individual and organisational needs.
  • We will help as much as we can.
  • There are no unexpected charges and payment plans are offered.

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