Below you will find information about Paddle OZ programs and a short video that will introduce and walk you through the Paddle Oz website (you must watch this to become a Paddle Oz trainer)
Paddle Oz trainer video
Paddle Oz promotes and encourages a safe, engaging, fun pathway in to paddle sports for all ages. It is designed to be flexible in the delivery to allow for all situations that may present themselves to a Paddle Oz trainer.
Paddle Oz is made up of three programs, Discovery, Action and Adventure. Adventure consists of four streams, Flatwater, Whitewater, Sea and Canoe polo
Each program has three steps to provide a progression towards completing each program
All current Australian Canoeing Lifeguards, Guides, Instructors and Coaches are able to deliver the Discovery and Action programs. Instructor specific awards are required by the trainer for the Adventure level.
The below resources are available for free to Paddle Oz trainers to assist in the delivery of all programs
To become a Paddle Oz Trainer the steps below need to completed
Current AC Lifeguard, Guide, Instructor or Coach that also holds a Paddle OZ trainer award is covered by both personal and public liability insurance while they are running a Paddle OZ program within the limits of the Paddle OZ manual and AC safety Guidelines.
Costs for Paddle Oz