Laura Griffin

Laura Griffin

Description

Ph: 0872612377  Email Laura Griffin

Kayaking Qualifications

  • Kayak Skills: Level 4
  • Kayak Instructor: Level 3
  • ICU Registration Number: 42203/11

Mountaineering Qualifications

  • Award Level: Mountain Skills

Sailing Qualifications

  • Award Level: Senior Instructor

Windsurfing Qualifications

  • Award Level: Senior Instructor

Kites & Wires Qualifications

  • Award Level: Instructor

Powerboating Qualifications

  • Award Level: Safety Boat Instructor & Power Boat Instructor

First Aid

  • Award Level: REC 3

Other Qualifications & Awards

  • Child Protection
  • Garda Clearance
  • Lifeguard (sea)
  • High Ropes Experience
  • Archery Experience
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Can run River Safety and Rescue 1 & 2 courses

Third Level Qualifications & Awards

  • Colaiste Dhulaigh: HND in Outdoor Adventure Management (Shackleton)
  • GMIT Castlebar: Level 7 (ordinary degree) B.A. in Outdoor Education & Leisure
  • DCU:  (PRESENTLY ATTENDING 2011-2015) Level 8 (honours degree) PE and Biology Teaching

Work Experience

2011 ( Worked as a freelance instructor)

Irish Canoe Union France / Ireland

  • Worked as a safety boater in France for the ICU
  • Instructed on level 2 & 3 adult and children kayaking courses

Rafting.ie Co. Dublin
Worked raft guiding on the Liffey with coporate groups, famlies and adult groups

Outdoor Discovery Co. Longford & Co. Dublin

  • Kayaking courses
  • Zorbing
  • Team games
  • Worked with transition year students & coporate groups,

Cullaun Sailing Centre Co. Clare
Worked as Senior Instructor coordinating and teaching sailing beginner to inprovers courses. ( Level 1 -3)

Colaiste Uisce Co. Mayo
Teaching sailing, kaykaking and windsurfing and team games through Irish

Extreme.ie Co. Dublin

  • Worked on the High ropes Course
  • Worked with coproate groups doing team games

2010

DMG Sailsports Co. Dublin
Ran Windsurfing & Sailing beginner and intermediate courses

Irish Canoe Union France / Ireland

  • Worked as a safety boater in France for the ICU
  • Instructed on level 2 & 3 adult and children kayaking courses

Outdoor Discovery Co. Longford & Co. Dublin

  • Kayaking courses
  • Zorbing
  • Team games
  • Worked with transition year students & coporate groups,

2009 -2010
Worked in The Great Outdoors Watersports Dept.

2009 (Summer)
Irish Canoe Union France / Ireland

  • Worked as a safety boater in France for the ICU
  • Instructed on level 2 & 3 adult and children kayaking courses

2008 ( Summer)
Universitity of Limerick Activity Centre ULAC

  • Taught Saling course Beginner to intermediate to adults and children
  • Taught windsurfing, kaykaking and team games
  • Worked with children, sports teams, coporate groups.

Other Relevant Information

I am currently organising weekends to promote Female Kayaking in Ireland. I have ran 3 weekends already, which have been very popular, and I am planning another one soon.

I achieved student of my year in 2009 in Colaiste Dhulaigh & in 2011 in GMIT Castlebar.

I am also interested in Gaelic football, mountain biking, horse riding.