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British Canoeing Paddlesport Safety and Rescue Course

British Canoeing Paddlesport Safety and Rescue Course

British Canoeing Paddlesport Safety and Rescue Course

The Paddlesport Safety and Rescue Course aims to provide paddlers with the key safety and rescue skills required to operate safely and to be able to deal with common problems in a sheltered water environment.

Throughout the course, candidates will explore simple strategies and safe skills that can provide the tools to solve common paddling issues.

The course is suitable for all ages and great for individuals, aspirant Paddlesport Instructors and groups wanting to expand their safety practices when on the water. The course content focuses on rescuing from the paddlers specific craft and covers equipment, safety frameworks, as well as a range of rescues including contact and towing rescues, self-rescues and deep-water rescues. The course takes place in the candidates preferred craft.

Pre requisites:

Participants need to either hold the Paddle Explore Award or Equivalent Ability, due to the paddling environment and the craft control required to complete the course.

Minimum age: 14 yrs (This is a SOLD requirement not British Canoeing)

Here is a link with further information on the course: Paddlesport Safety and Rescue - British Canoeing Awarding Body

To book a course select a date and click on the green date on the calendar that you are interested in, a box will appear above which will show live availability.

The cost includes certification.