To gain and enhance the skills necessary to be a competent role model for an intermediate client group. To be able to provide leadership with intermediate groups in a sea and lake environments. To interpret the cultural and environment associated with sea kayaking in Aotearoa NZ
Perform efficient paddling which would create suitable visual images for an intermediate paddler to learn from.
Demonstrate self and group rescue techniques in personal sea kayaking and guiding sea kayaking.
Analyse the components of safe, efficient paddling techniques to enhance personal competence.
Develop sea kayak guiding skills and knowledge.
Evaluate sea kayak incidents and injuries and determine effective course of action for prevention and the crisis management.
Analyse the conflicting ethical, cultural, environmental and resource factors relating to sea kayaking and sea kayaking instruction.
Research the cultural and environmental attributes of an area and enhance the knowledge of others through environmental interpretation.
Examine and demonstrate attitudes, motivation, self-discipline, and organisational ability required of trainee professional outdoor guide.