Holders of this award have demonstrated the ability to consistently perform whitewater skills to manouver their craft with precision in Grade 2 whitewater, and a level of knowledge that enables them to independently and safely undertake paddling activities on Grade 2 water.

The holder of this award is qualifed to guide groups of novices on activity and day based programs on Grade 2 Whitewater

The holder of this award is qualifed to guide and instruct individuals or groups of novices on activity and day based programs on Grade 2 Whitewater

Holders of this award are qualified to lead Grade 3 and above whitewater trips and instruct and facilitate the development of advanced whitewater paddling skills and knowledge to the level where the participants could obtain an Advanced Whitewater Skill Award.

The holder of this award has demonstrated the ability to manage rescue situations from a kayak and gear retrieval in Grade 2 Whitewater.