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Water Activity Permit Assessment Days 2017

2017 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. 

 

Theory Sessions

We will be holding a theory sessions on the below date, more will be added if there is a demand. These are essential for anyone attending the practical assessment days. These will be generic for water sports and the activity specifics will be completed on practical assessment days. Please advise Joan Veal (contact details below) by 12 March 2017 if wishing to attend a theory session. Please note that if you already hold a water activity permit in one discipline of activity there is no need to attend a theory session ahead of a practical assessment in a different discipline of activity. The same also applies to the renewal of permits. Prior to the practical assessment it is encouraged to refresh your knowledge on the Scout rules and the elements of the assessment.

20 March 2017 – venue to be confirmed

Practical Assessment Days

Pulling – 1 April 2017 (9.00 am for 9.30 am start) – Crosshouse HQ, Crosshouse Road, Southampton, SO14 5GZ – 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 12 March 2017.

Dinghy Sailing – 1 April 2017 (12.30 pm for 1.00 pm start) –  Crosshouse HQ, Crosshouse Road, Southampton, SO14 5GZ – 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 12 March 2017.

Kayaking – 2 April 2017 (9.00 am for 9.30 am start)–Crosshouse HQ, Crosshouse Road, Southampton, SO14 5GZ – 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 – CanoeingKayaking. For those outside of Hampshire the cost per person is £15, there is no charge for Hampshire members. Closing date for bookings is 12 March 2017.

Canoeing – 2 April 2017 (12.30 pm for 1.00 pm start) – Crosshouse HQ, Crosshouse Road, Southampton, SO14 5GZ – 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 – CanoeingKayaking. For those outside of Hampshire the cost per person is £15, there is no charge for Hampshire members. Closing date for bookings is 12 March 2017.

Powerboating – 8-9 April 2017 (9.00 am for 9.30 am start) –  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 12 March 2017.

Rafting – 22 April 2017 (12.30 pm for 1.00 pm start) – 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 12 March 2017.

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. If you require a renewal of a water activity permit, then please contact a County Assessor directly to discuss renewing. You can obtain details of assessors by either using Compass (guidance available) or by contacting the Manager of the Activity Permit Scheme at maps@scouts-hants.org.uk 

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

Medical Questionnaire

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