2018 Calendar:

ICW L1 January 20-21 , 2018  San Diego, California FULL

ICW L1-L2  April 11-13, 2018 San Diego, CaliforniaSign up!

ICW L1 May 19-20, San Francisco, California – Sign Up!

ICW L1 , June 2-3, 2018 Morro Bay, California – Sign Up!

ICW L1 , June 9-10, 2018 Los Angeles, California – Sign Up!

ICW L1-L2 June 13-14, and 19, 2018 San Diego, California – Sign Up!

 

Certification Courses:

1. Paddlesports Safety Facilitator (PSF) certification – This 1- Day (8 hours) certification is designed primarily for staff from paddling outfitters, guides services, and paddle stores. This certification allows the facilitator to introduce paddlecraft safety and knowledge to the beginner paddler in a land-based setting.  The PSF certification course follows the ACA curriculum that can be found here. Cost: $99.00 per person. Minimum enrollment 3 people.

2. ACA Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW) L1 –This 2-Day (16 hours) instructor certification course follows the ACA curriculum that can be found here. The course focuses on Technical skills, Teaching Skills, Risk Management skills and the enhancement of the instructor candidate’s paddling skills.  Advanced preparation (2+ hours) by attendees required.   Cost of this workshop includes SEIC dues, but not the ACA membership.Cost $450 per person, Minimum attendees 4, Maximum attendees 5.

3.  ACA Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW) L1/L2 –This 3-Day (24 hours) ACA L1 and L2 combined course offers the instructor candidate an opportunity to learn the skills for both levels.  The course focuses on Technical skills, Teaching Skills, Risk Management skills and the enhancement of the instructor candidate’s paddling skills.  L2 candidates will need competencies in advanced strokes/maneuvers and demanding conditions (15 + knots wind, 2-3 ft waves).  Advanced preparation (2 +hours) by attendees required. Cost of this workshop includes the SEIC dues.   Cost $550 per person. Minimum attendees 4, Maximum attendees 5.

Non-Certification Course:

1. One-Day non-certification training.  This is an intensive skills-based training for instructors that have the teaching ability and are looking for skills refinement and advancement.  From 12 different paddle strokes to rescue and towing, this skills training can develop instructors that are not looking for a certification.   (Meets the ACA skills for Level 1 or Level 2, though does not fulfill Instructor level criteria).  $99/person/day Minimum attendees 3, Maximum attendees 10.


Operations and Risk Management

Safety and Operational Audit – This service is an external and objective evaluation of the operational activities of the organization’s SUP program. The intended outcome is to streamline processes, reduce the risk of harm and get fresh ideas for improvements. The audit has three steps: Pre-Site visit, Site visit and Written Report. Duration: 3 months. Cost: $3,000-$9,000