WPA CANADA
Stand Up Paddle boarding in Canada
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SUP Instructor Certification

NEXT WPA CANADA INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION IS
SATURDAY JUNE 10th, 2017 IN OAKVILLE, TORONTO, ONTARIO.
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WPA CANADA SUP INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION APPLICATION FORMS



WPA CANADA SUP INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION COURSE FEES $395

Instructor Course



Perfect your paddling skills with a WPA Canada SUP Instructor Certification Course.  Learn proper paddling techniques, buoy turns, SUP equipment trends and extensive water safety protocols.  Learn how to teach a beginner stand up paddle board class.  Insurance is available for WPA Canada Certified Instructors upon successful completion of the course.

Levels of Certification

The WPA provides four levels of certified water/safety instruction. Each level requires the appropriate experience listed and can be tailored to the instructor’s credentials, typical instructional environment, and needs within the stand up paddling community.

Class I

Certified to give lessons to instruct paddlers.
Fee: $395.00  ($75.00 yearly fee included )
5 hours of class instruction, 80% on class examination.
Yearly Instructor  fee:  $75.00

Instructor requirements: First Aid and CPR certification, water sports liability insurance, 18 years of age and 3-5 years of instruction experience.
Fee to take a class and achieve the next level of certification on all levels:  $95.00

Requirements for higher level of certification

Class II

Qualify to certify Class I instructors.
5 hours of class instruction, 80% on class examination.
3 hours of instruction-  certification from Class I to Class II instructor.
Yearly Instructor  fee:  $75.00

Instructor requirements: First Aid and CPR certification, water sports liability insurance, 18 years of age, 5 years of SUP instruction experience and five qualified references.

Class III

Certified Class II with specialized water safety training in one or more of the following areas: swift water, white water, surf, etc…
Qualified to certify Class I & II instructors.
5 hours of class instruction, 80% on class examination.
3 hours of instruction-  certification from Class II to Class III instructor.
Yearly Instructor  fee:  $75.00

Instructor requirements: First Aid and CPR certification, water sports liability insurance, 10 years of instruction experience and ten qualified references.

Master Class I

Certified Class III with multiple specialized water safety training designations. Qualified to instruct/certify all levels of instructors.
Qualified to certify Class I, II & III instructors.
5 hours of class instruction, 80% on class examination.
8 hours of instruction-  certification from Class III to Master Class I instructor.
Yearly Instructor  fee:  $75.00

Instructor requirements: First Aid and CPR certification, water sports liability insurance, 15 years of instruction experience and ten qualified references.
Complete the instructor application located on the “Instruction” tab for the proper level of instruction given your experience and or to apply for a higher level if you are currently a WPA certified instructor in good standing.


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