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Leadership and Safety Provider Trainers

Tue 12 March 2019

Scottish Canoe Association is inviting applications from existing Providers of safety and leadership awards to fulfil the role of Trainers in Scotland. (British Canoeing, Canoe Wales and Canoe Association of Northern Ireland are also conducting a similar concurrent process). 

The role of a Trainer is to provide orientation and final recommendation to aspirant Safety / Leadership Providers, and to Provider moderation to the existing Safety / Leadership Provider workforce. The National Association is responsible for appointing appropriate Trainers as required.

Skilled Trainers are critical to the development of the sport moving forward; they play a key role in the workforce development and future provision of British Canoeing qualifications. 

From April 2019, the pathway for aspirant Providers has changed.    Please see the full role description and person specification for further details. 
Successful applicants will be appointed for a 3 year period and will be commissioned directly by the National Association and by aspirant Providers as required. 
If you are interested in fulfilling this important role to support the workforce, please submit a letter and CV as way of application to by 9am Monday 25th March 2019, clearly stating which roles you are applying for.

Based on the current and potential number of Providers for the roles, we seeking to appoint the trainers for the following courses: 


  • Foundation Safety and Rescue Training (FSRT)
  • White Water Safety and Rescue Training (WWSR)
  • Advanced White Water Safety and Rescue Training (AdvWWSR)
  • Coastal Navigation and Tidal Planning (CNTP)
  • Open Water Navigation and Tidal Planning (OWNTP)


  • Paddlesport Leader
  • Sea Kayak Leader
  • Canoe Leader
  • White Water Kayak Leader
  • Surf Kayak Leader
  • White Water OC1 Leader
  • Advanced Sea Kayak Leader
  • Advanced Canoe Leader
  • Advanced White Water Kayak Leader
  • Advanced Surf Kayak Leader
  • Advanced White Water OC1 Leader


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