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BCU Documents

Please bear with us whilst we complete this page. We are aiming to have all BCU documents available here to download. 
Child Protection:
Please visit the Child Protection Resources Page for all relevant policies, guidelines, and resources
Please visit for the Equality Page for the Canoe England Equality Policy and other related information
General Information for Coaches:
BCU PDF Logbook (V2-3)
BCU Logbook available as Excel Spreadsheet (V2-3) from coaching@bcu.org.uk
CE Membership Reinstatement Form
Duty of Care Chapter from BCU Handbook
PYB Floating Rope Testing Article 
BCU Long Term Paddler Development Pathway Document (2010)
BCU Ergo Paddling Resource Pack
BCU Paddlesport and the Curriculum at Key Stage 3
Stretches for Paddlesport
An Introduction to Core Stability and Swiss Ball Exercises
Swiss Ball and Core Stability Resources
Swiss Ball Routine
Swiss Ball Routine for Paddlers
Balyi - Characteristics of Physical, Mental, and Emotional Development
BCU Coaching Young Paddlers Resource Book V8-0 
First Aid:
BCU First Aid Policy V1-0 June 2011
First Aid Update CoDe July 2011
Information on Registration:

BCU Coach Registration (CR) Form (V10-0)
BCU Coach Registration Guidance Notes (V3-0)
BCU Leadership Registration (LR) Form (V3-1)
BCU Wild Water Racing LR Form (V2-0)
BCU Leadership Registration Guidance Notes (V3-0)
BCU Coach Medical Declaration Form (V1-0)
BCU Leadership Medical Declaration Form (V1-0)
BCU C1 Form
BCU Registration Prerequisites (V4-0)

BCU Level 3 Registration Prerequisites (V1-3)
Recognised Equivalent Competition Experience to BCU Star Awards

BCU Enquiries and Appeals Procedure V2-0
Information on BCU (UKCC) Level 1:

BCU (UKCC) Level 1 Pre-course Information (V2-0)
BCU (UKCC) Level 1 Course Guide (V2-3)
Session Planner and Self Reflection Form (V1-0)
Session Planner and Self Reflection Form (V2-0)
BCU (UKCC) Level 1 Transfer Pre-course Information (V21/01/09)
BCU (UKCC) Level 1 Unit Specification (V1-0 011007)
Memo for Level 1 Bank-based Coaches wishing to switch to Boat-based
Information on BCU (UKCC) Level 2:
BCU (UKCC) Level 2 Transfer Pre-course Information (V1-0)
BCU (UKCC) Level 2 Unit Specification (V1-0 Apr2009)
Alternatives to BCU Foundation Modules (V1-0)
CE Guide for Candidates how to complete the Level 2 Assessment Portfolio (V1-2) 
BCU (UKCC) Level 2 Support Pack V2-1
Information on 'old' BCU Coach Training and Assessments
BCU Level 2 Canoe and Kayak Assessment
BCU Level 3 Inland, Sea, Canoe Assessment
BCU Level 3 Surf Assessment
BCU Level 5 Training (V2-0)
Information on Coach Update:
List of BCU Awards that update Coaches (V2-4)
CE Self Assessment Form (V3-3)
BCU Reinstatement Form (V3)
Information on Accredited Prior Learning
APL/APEL Application Form V1-2
APL Guidance Notes (V1-3)

BCU Policies for Coaches:
BCU Coaches Code of Ethics
BCU Incident Report Form
BCU Injury Prevention and Manual Handling Policy
BCU Statement of Physical Competence
Tests and Awards for People with Special Needs
Paddlepower and Cross Stream Challenge:
Paddlepower Coaches Manual (2010)
Paddlepower and Cross Stream Challenge Information and Order Form (V3)
BCU Star Award Syllabi, Trainer, and Assessor Notes:
Star Award Assessor Registration Form V4-0
Recognised Equivalent Competition Experience to BCU Star Awards
BCU Paddlesport Start Syllabus V3-0 Oct13
BCU Paddlesport Start Training and Assessment Notes V3-0 Oct13
BCU 1 Star Syllabus
BCU 1 Star Assessment Notes
BCU 1 Star Training Notes
BCU 2 Star Syllabus
BCU 2 Star Assessment Notes
BCU 2 Star Training Notes

BCU 3 Star Sea Kayak Syllabus
BCU 3 Star Sea Sit-on-Top Syllabus
BCU 3 Star Sea Assessment Notes
BCU 3 Star Sea Training Notes   
BCU 3 Star Surf Syllabus
BCU 3 Star Surf Assessment Notes
BCU 3 Star Surf Training Notes
BCU 3 Star Open Canoe Syllabus
BCU 3 Star Open Canoe Assessment Notes
BCU 3 Star Open Canoe Training Notes
BCU 3 Star WW Kayak Syllabus
BCU 3 Star WW Kayak Assessment Notes
BCU 3 Star WW Kayak Training Notes
BCU 3 Star WW OC1 Syllabus
BCU 3 Star WW OC1 Assessment Notes
BCU 3 Star WW OC1 Training Notes
BCU 3 Star Touring Canoe Syllabus
BCU 3 Star Touring Canoe Assessment Notes
BCU 3 Star Touring Canoe Training Notes
BCU 3 Star Touring Kayak Syllabus
BCU 3 Star Touring Kayak Assessment Notes
BCU 3 Star Touring Kayak Training Notes
BCU 3 Star Freestyle Canoe Syllabus
BCU 3 Star Freestyle Kayak Syllabus
BCU 3 Star Freestyle Assessment Notes
BCU 3 Star Freestyle Training Notes
BCU 3 Star Wild Water Racing Syllabus (V1-1)
BCU 3 Star Wild Water Racing Tutor Notes (V1-1)
BCU 3 Star Wild Water Racing Assessor Notes (V1-1)
BCU Safety Award Syllabi and Trainer Notes