Ian Prickett

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ISKGA status: Coastal Guide

Location : Cornwall UK

Ian have been kayaking from a young age and began coaching since 16 in his home town of Portsmouth.  Ian js a BCU Level 2 Coach and have completed the ISKGA Advanced Guides Course with Sea Kayaking Cornwall.  He has recently  settled in Cornwall after many years exploring the globe which included 10 years working in the Antarctic for the British Antarctic Survey and a winter with Sir Ran Fiennes on the Coldest Journey Expedition.

Freelance guide working with Sea Kayaking Cornwall

module date trainer assessor tick NGB qualification Document
Advanced guide observation
Advanced Skills  tick BCU 5* trainedISKGA Advanced skillsA competent expedition kayaker, having spent many years on various expeditions around the globe.  Most recently found on Sir Ranulph Fiennes Coldest Journey Expedition, while not kayaking as it was a bit cold, the lessons learnt from the Antarctic cross over into my paddling.
Advanced Planning  tick BCU OWNTP Yes
Advanced Leadership  tick BCU 5* trainingISKGA Advanced leadership5 star trained and awaiting assessment, my personal skills have been honed in the amazing waters to be found around the cornish coastline while guiding with Sea Kayaking Cornwall
Coastal guide observation
Coastal Skills tick BCU 4*  Icon-Document03-Blue
Coastal Planning  tick BCU CNTP  Icon-Document03-Blue
Coastal Leadership  tick BCU 4*  Icon-Document03-Blue
Generic Modules
Incident Management  tick ISKGA IM
Sea Survival  tick ISKGA sea Survival
VHF license  tick Yes
Food Hygiene  tick
Coaching  tick Coaching from the age of 16 with a naval cadet unit in my home town of Portsmouth, starting as a white water paddling and transferring those skills into my current format with Sea Kayaking Cornwall. Yes
First aid 25/10/2017  tick Remote Emergency Care Level 3 Award.  6 day sea kayaking wilderness 1st aid award.
Expedition Skills  tick I have spent many years travelling the world on expeditions, from hiking in the Himalayas to kayaking through the Magellan Straights of Patagonia.  I have also had 8 summer seasons with the British Antarctic Survey and a 2 year stint including a winter working with Sir Ranulph Fiennes on the Coldest Journey Expedition.