ACA Instructor Certification Courses

ACA Pro School

Offered prior to and after the symposium ends, our ACA Instructor Certification program polishes the paddling and teaching skills of already competent paddlers aspiring to become instructors or trip leaders. Certification is based upon successful demonstration of technical competency and teaching skills. 

L-3 Coastal Kayaking Instructor Certification Workshop
Monday, April 23-Tuesday, April 24

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
To register, please contact Sea Kayak Carolina at 843-225-7969 or by 
This Level 3: Coastal Kayaking Instructor Certification Exam (ICE) offers aspiring instructors to be tested on teaching techniques, necessary skills, and knowledge of the ACA curriculum over the intensive, two-day course. Be prepared to travel off-site. For the full, detailed instructor criteria for Level 3: Coastal Kayaking visit the ACA website. Prerequisite: Testing Candidate must have successfully completed a Level 3: IDW and one of the following; Coastal Kayak Skills Assessment or Level 3: Coastal Kayak Trip Leader Assessment (effective January 1, 2016).