Advanced White Water Safety & Rescue

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Advanced White Water Safety and Rescue Training

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Advanced White Water Safety and Rescue Training

The Advanced White Water Safety and Rescue Training course is specifically designed around the needs of white water paddlers.

It develops on the principles and techniques taught in the White Water Safety and Rescue training course, and considers their application in the advanced environment.

Advanced White Water Safety and Rescue Training courses are typically delivered over two days and involve a minimum of 10 hours teaching time.

The majority of the content is delivered as part of a journey on grade 3-4 white water, using only the equipment typically available on such a journey.

Prerequisites

Due to the paddling environment and the boat control required the candidate should:

  • Be confident in their ability to kayak on grade 3-4 white water
  • Be confident swimmers in normal canoe clothing suitable for a moving water environment
  • Have attended a British Canoeing White Water Safety and Rescue Training course (ideally in the previous three years)
  • Be a minimum of 16 years of age

A first aid certificate is not a pre-requisite. However holding a first aid certificate is strongly recommended for all paddlers.

Recommended Kit To Bring

The following is a list of recommended equipment:

  • Towline OR tow system
  • Throwline
  • Webbing (sewn or unsewn sling) and large karabiner
  • Whistle
  • Knife

Useful Downloads

Sat 21

White Water Safety and Rescue Training

September 21 @ 9:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 08

River Skills – North Wales

October 8 @ 9:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 10

BC Moderate Water Kayak Leader Training

October 10 @ 8:00 am - October 11 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 10

BC Moderate Water Canoe Leader Training

October 10 @ 8:00 am - October 11 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 12

Coach Award Core Training

October 12 @ 9:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 12

Paddlesport Instructor

October 12 @ 9:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 14

BC Moderate Water Kayak Coach Training

October 14 @ 9:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 17

BC Paddlesport Leader Training

October 17 @ 8:00 am - October 18 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 21

Paddlesport Instructor

October 21 @ 9:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm
Nov 02

River Skills – River Dart

November 2 @ 9:00 am - November 3 @ 5:00 pm