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Externally led

How to offer canoeing using an external provider

This information is also available in the factsheet FS120086: Externally Led Activities Index.

2. Check if an AALA license is required

Yes an AALA licence is required. Except placid waters where it is not possible to be more than 50m from the bank

3. Minimum qualification required by instructor

BCU Coach Award (level and discipline specific - with appropriate endorsements for the waters you are operating on), or the provider is Adventuremark Accredited. where Canoeing falls outside the requirement to hold an AALA Licence (see point 3).

4. Check the provider has public liability insurance

5. Check if further insurance is required

No further insurance is not required.

6. Check if HQ needs notifying

No you do not need to contact HQ about this activity.

7. Put an InTouch system in place

8. Obtain approval for the activity

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