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Water Activity Permit Assessment Days 2015

The spring of 2015 has opportunities for members to gain adventurous activity permits in a range of water activities (maximum B2 water classification). These include opportunities for young people to gain personal & leadership activity permits. 

Practical Assessment Days

Pulling25 April 2015 – 25th Southampton Sea Scouts HQ – The assessment will only allow applicants to gain a maximum of B2 water classification if suitable. PLEASE CHECK THE ASSESSMENT CRITERIA TO SEE IF YOU HAVE THE SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE BEFORE SIGNING UP. Click here for the leadership permit assessment criteria and here for the personal permit assessment criteria. Check all the rules & guidance on this activity on the A-Z directory.  For those outside of Hampshire the cost per person is £15, there is no charge for Hampshire members. Closing date for bookings is 11 April 2015.

Kayaking/Canoeing 10 May 2015 – 25th Southampton Sea Scouts HQ – The assessment will only allow applicants to gain a maximum of B2 water classification (Open Inland & River – Canoeing) if suitable. PLEASE CHECK THE ASSESSMENT CRITERIA TO SEE IF YOU HAVE THE SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE BEFORE SIGNING UP. Click here for the kayaking leadership permit assessment criteria and here for the personal permit assessment criteria. For the canoeing leadership permit assessment criteria click here and for the personal permit click here. Check all the rules & guidance on this activity on the A-Z directory – Canoeing; Kayaking. For those outside of Hampshire the cost per person is £15, there is no charge for Hampshire members. Closing date for bookings is 26 April 2015.

Dinghy Sailing25 April 2015 –  25th Southampton Sea Scouts HQ – Please note this course is only to lead one boat, if you wish to lead multiple boats then please contact an assessor directly. The assessment will only allow applicants to gain a maximum of B2 water classification if suitable. PLEASE CHECK THE ASSESSMENT CRITERIA TO SEE IF YOU HAVE THE SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE BEFORE SIGNING UP. Click here for the leadership permit assessment criteria and here for the personal permit assessment criteria. Check all the rules & guidance on this activity on the A-Z directory. For those outside of Hampshire the cost per person is £25, there is no charge for Hampshire members. Closing date for bookings is 11 April 2015.



Rafting9 May 2015 (afternoon only) – Lakeside, Eastleigh Lakes. The assessment will only allow applicants to gain a maximum of B2 water classification if suitable. PLEASE CHECK THE ASSESSMENT CRITERIA TO SEE IF YOU HAVE THE SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE BEFORE SIGNING UP. Click here for the leadership permit assessment criteria and here for the personal permit assessment criteria. Check all the rules & guidance on this activity on the A-Z directory. For those outside of Hampshire the cost per person is £15, there is no charge for Hampshire members. Closing date for bookings is 25 April 2015.



Powerboating11 April 2015 –  Hamble Sea Scouts HQ, Mercury Marina, Satchell Lane, Hamble, Southampton. The assessment will only allow applicants to gain a maximum of B2 water classification if suitable. PLEASE CHECK THE ASSESSMENT CRITERIA TO SEE IF YOU HAVE THE SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE BEFORE SIGNING UP. Click here for the leadership permit assessment criteria and here for the personal permit assessment criteria. Check all the rules & guidance on this activity on the A-Z directory. For those outside of Hampshire the cost per person is £30, there is no charge for Hampshire members. Closing date for bookings is 28 March 2015.

Please bring your boating kit and a packed lunch (except rafting), refreshments will be provided throughout the day. If you wish to bring your own kayak on the kayak assessment day then please do so.

To book yourself on an assessment day please fully complete the below application form in Word and email to Joan Veal at joan.veal@isdsc.org.uk by the booking date specified, please do not turn up at the assessment day with your completed form as you will not be able to take part. Please also send an up to date copy of your logbook to Joan. Any questions regarding the assessments, please contact Joan on the above email address or telephone 01489 782804. The below completed medical form and payment (if applicable) should be brought with you to the assessment day.

Prior to the practical assessment it is encouraged to refresh your knowledge on the Scout rules and the theory elements of the assessment. You can do this using the online package we’ve created, please click here.


Water Permit Assessment Application Form (Enable Macros before completing form within Word)

Medical Questionnaire

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