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Are you a keen sportsperson and whitewater enthusiast?

We can help you achieve your level and obtain your CQP (qualification in white-water rafting and swimming). 

Holders of the CQP "rafting and white water swimming instructor" qualification are able to lead a white water swimming or rafting session as part of a convoy, for discovery or initiation purposes. In carrying out their tasks, they will operate in an artificial environment and on natural rivers up to class 3, under the responsibility of a holder of at least a level 4 diploma present in the convoy.

What does the training involve?

The course is made up of 4 skill blocks: 

  1. Preparing a rafting or white-water swimming session in a natural or artificial environment, with a commitment to a quality approach. 
  2. Accompanying participants in rafting or white-water swimming activities in compliance with safety principles. 
  3. Preparing and maintaining an artificial practice site and the equipment required for rafting and white water swimming activities.
  4. Management of your professional career in the field of physical and sporting activities.

--> 5 certification tests, including a test in a supervisory situation and a safety demonstration on the two navigation media, are required to validate certification.

A complete training programme must include a minimum of 175 hours of training at a centre (including 105 hours in the natural environment) and a minimum of 70 hours of training at a centre.


Organisation and content of the course :

Test d'Exigence Préalable (TEP): 06 May 2024 (placement test to assess your level) 
03 to 28 June 2024: 4 consecutive weeks of training 
July/August: July and August are free months. You will have the opportunity to work in our Evolution2 host facilities.
From 02 to 06 September 2024: Certifications 
18/19 September 2024: Make-up exams

>> Download the training calendar
>> Download the information note - Whitewater coaching diplomas
>> Download the course content


Financing :

The Pro Outdoor Academy, a Qualiopi accredited training centre, offers you the possibility of funding from various funding bodies: Pole Emploi, CPF, FIF PL, Opérateur de Compétences, Région, etc.

Tarifs indicatifs

With cover


Without cover


Selection day


Lieu de formation



Base de Landry

Notre camp de base eau vive Evolution2 de Landry sur la rivière de l’Isère, un terrain de jeu exceptionnel situé en plein cœur des Alpes du Nord.

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🚣​ Who is it for?

  • This course is aimed at sportspeople with rafting and whitewater swimming experience.
  • The aim of the CQP Raft / NEV course is to enable you to work in the whitewater environment.

🎯  Goals

  • Sail on natural rivers up to class III with a group, supervised by a professional holding a level 4 diploma (BPJEPS, BEES, DEJEPS...)
    Sail in an artificial pool with a group, supervised by a professional holding a level 4 diploma (BPJEPS, BEES, DEJEPS, etc.) present on site.

  • Know how to swim, be sporty and attracted to these environments.

  • Experience in the fields of leadership, sports management and/or seasonal work is a plus.

>> Download the CQP Rafting and Whitewater Swimming training brochure

TEP Events

  • You will take part in 2 class II passage III river descents (one in RAFT and one in NEV) on a class II passage III river, as a team member.

  • Your behaviour and sporting and safety qualities will be observed and assessed.

  • his will be followed by an individual interview, in which you will explain your motivations and plans. 

>> Click here to sign up! 📁

Les + de la formation

Our added value:

  • Join the Evolution 2 network of outdoor adventure schools, present throughout France and abroad, with mobility to whitewater sites
  • Take a course with one of France's leading whitewater sports organisations, accredited by the French Canoeing Federation (FFCK).
  • Access to professional training
  • Be supervised by passionate and experienced instructors and guides with state qualifications
  • Benefit from over 12 years' experience in whitewater training
  • Take advantage of a winter break to follow a double training course or have a complementary activity
  • 100% employability at the end of our course

Optimal training and coaching conditions: 

  • Individual monitoring of your training: individual training booklet & weekly skills assessments
  • Practice in a legendary setting: your training will take place in an exceptional playground right in the heart of the Northern Alps: the Evolution2 white water base camp in Landry, on the Isère river, a centre with 30 years' experience.
From 2150
price / person
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From 2150
price / person

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