International Sea Kayak Guide Association

Welcome to ISKGA

An international sea kayaking Guide association which represents the commercial sea kayak guide.

We are professional, dedicated and enthusiastic about sea kayaking and guiding others on the ocean. We recognise the need to have a fair, uncomplicated and inclusive system within which guides and coaches can operate effectively and with purpose.

We are an inclusive community of like-minded individuals banded together through a common purpose; guiding others on the ocean.

The Coastal and Advanced Guide is a professional award for people wanting to make a career in the industry. It is internationally recognized as the benchmark of a professional sea kayak guide, employers can employ with confidence, knowing that each individual has received thorough training and assessment, over a period of time and is current and active in ALL aspects of guiding

* Currency

* Ability

* Knowledge

* Experience

An ISKGA guide must demonstrate C.A.K.E at all times.

ISKGA is not aimed at the “Club” paddler; other organisations fulfil this role in a more effective manner. However we do actively encourage club members & individuals who might be involved in “National Home Nation Awards” to use the ISKGA process as a means of underpinning existing awards/standards and developing their personal knowledge, skill & experience base further.

To this end, ISKGA is in the process of developing a comprehensive range of CPD modules for its members and is in discussion with other recognised bodies to share parity in CPD delivery and recognition. These modules will be available to anyone with a passion for sea kayaking.

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International Sea Kayak Guide Association shared Sea Kayak Argyll & Bute's event. ...

REC Advanced 1st Aid

December 9, 2017, 9:00am - December 10, 2017, 5:00pm

16 hour Advanced 1st Aid course aimed at people who have already attended a standard outdoors couse and want to push their skills and knowledge further. Taught by a professional sea kayak guide and wilderness EMT.

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Ideal for people wanting to access the guide scheme. ...

Still a couple of places left on our REC Advanced Outdoors 1st Aid course, running 9 & 10th Dec in Argyll. Taught by an experienced outdoor guide and WEMSI EMT. This will improve and enhance your skills, and give you a three year, widely recognised 1st aid certificate.

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