The Level 2 instructor award is a senior award in the Paddle Canada Program. As such participants are expected to be accomplished paddlers and instructors.  

This program works to develop your ability to switch between teaching syles, develop in your course partipants soft skills such as leadership and decision making and identify and utlize environments that will safely challenge and reward your course participants.  

Tuition: $550
Location: On demand
Prerequisites: Paddle Canada Level 3 skill, level 1 instructor certification and experience instructing level 1 sea kayak courses.
Includes: Newfoundland Kayak Company Instructor course manual, program manual and group equipment. Excludes kayak, personal equipment, accommodation, meals and Paddle Canada Instructor Upgrade fee (payable directly to Paddle Canada).
Course Dates: On demand - if you are interested please contact our course director.

Richard Alexander and students.

We're always eager to hear from people who are interested in our courses, or from alumni who've taken our courses and just want to let us know how they're paddling pursuits are going.


The Newfoundland Kayak Company
47 Parkhill Street
St. John's, NL A1E 6B2


[email protected]


(709) 726-0516

The instructors were excellent - lots of experience and enthusiasm!

A sea kayak


Keith Nicol, Corner Brook, NL