SESA is a one day training course for those who wish to cover Swimming Events.


  • You should be able to control your Kayak to 2 Star Standard.  You can do the award in other craft: sit on, stand up, open boat, sea kayak, etc.
  • Have a valid First Aid certificate
  • Be over 14

Notes there is a lot of swimming involved- to get a feel for what competitors go through!

The SESA certificate remains valid for 3 years.