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To identify, gain and enhance the skills necessary to be a competent role model for beginner groups

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Demonstrate safe, energy efficient and current paddling techniques in mixed conditions to enable effective visual images to be created from which beginners can learn.

Assess conditions and apply management strategies to ensure safety and a positive learning experience for peers.

Demonstrate rescue skills for white-water and sea kayaking.

Determine and operate within acceptable codes of cultural and environmental practice including issues of access, other users, physical impacts and waste disposal.

Demonstrate cultural and environmental interpretation of sites visited.

Demonstrate the motivation, self-discipline, organisational ability and safety conscious attitude required to gain independent experience and learning.