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Leadership Awards Rebrand

Leadership Awards Rebrand

In order to better distinguish between the star awards and the leadership awards, the 4 and 5 Star awards have been rebranded. The former 4 star leader awards are now collectively known as the Moderate Water Leader Awards, and the former 5 star leader awards are collectively known as the Advanced Water Leader awards.  Each specific award has its own title as listed below, for example, 4* Leader Open Canoe will now be known as Canoe Leader, and 5* Leader White Water Kayak is now Advanced White Water Kayak Leader.  

All related documents, including syllabus, training and assessment notes have been rebranded and all the rebranded documents are now available. More information about the awards can be found here. Those who already have gained the 4* or 5* Leader, will keep their existing qualification, and will just now be known as Leader or Advanced Leader in line with the new titles. Those that have completed 4 or 5* training, are still entitled to complete the Leader or Advanced Leader assessment in the normal way. It is only the name of the qualification that has changed, everything else about the award e.g. course content/syllabus, delivery, pre-requisites will remain the same. 

Old Course title    New Course title from 3rd April
4* Leader Assessment - Open Canoe    Canoe Leader Assessment
4* Leader Assessment - Sea    Sea Kayak Leader Assessment
4* Leader Assessment - Surf    Surf Kayak Leader Assessment
4* Leader Assessment - White Water Kayak    White Water Kayak Leader Assessment
4* Leader Training - Open Canoe    Canoe Leader Training
4* Leader Training - Sea    Sea Kayak Leader Training
4* Leader Training - Surf    Surf Kayak Leader Training
4* Leader Training - White Water Kayak    White Water Kayak Leader Training
5* Leader Assessment - Open Canoe    Advanced Canoe Leader Assessment
5* Leader Assessment - Sea    Advanced Sea Kayak Leader Assessment
5* Leader Assessment - Surf    Advanced Surf Kayak Leader Assessment
5* Leader Assessment - White Water Kayak    Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Assessment
5* Leader Training - Open Canoe    Advanced Canoe Leader Training
5* Leader Training - Sea    Advanced Sea Kayak Leader Training
5* Leader Training - Surf    Advanced Surf Kayak Leader Training
5* Leader Training - White Water    Advanced White Water Kayak Leader Training