Course Information

Sea Kayaking – Sheltered Waters

Course Description
This course develops competency to Sea kayak in sheltered waters.

The course will use a variety of campsites. Students are to bring their own camping equipment such as clothing, footwear, sleeping bag and mat, tent, cooking equipment, rations, water containers.

Sea kayaking equipment will be provided (kayak, paddle, lifejacket, helmet, cag, wetsuit, throw bag, knife, drybag, first aid equipment, PLB etc.).

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

Course Content
This course requires the successful completion of:

  • SISOKYS001 Paddle a sea kayak in enclosed waters.
  • SISOKYS002 Paddle a sea kayak in sheltered coastal waters.

The course content is:

  • Day 1 - Demonstration activity, basic skills development.
  • Day 2 - Theory, skill development, navigation, and planning.
  • Day 3 - Trip, skill development, assessment
  • Day 4 - Trip, skill development, assessment
  • Day 5 - Trip, skill development, 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 and be physically fit to undertake sea kayaking.

40 hours completed over a continuous period of five days.

Training Strategy
Training is provided using practical sessions whilst conducting kayaking activities on enclosed and sheltered coastal waters.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students are required to be employed in an Outdoor Leadership role and have prior skills in outdoor guiding. 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).

Jervis Bay

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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