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*NEW* White Water Safety

North Wales

  • 220 British pounds
  • Mile End Mill,Llangollen


UPCOMING DATES! 9th - 10th March 23 27th - 28th April 23 This course will support you to consider safe practices, provide practical solutions to common issues and appropriate responses to incidents, providing peace of mind when venturing out onto the rivers. This 2 day course is aimed at those paddling as peers and covers a range of topics that include emergency planning & procedures, chase boating, equipment rescues and scenarios and much more. This course is designed to support paddlers to be independent participants on grade 2(3) white water rivers. Paddlers can access the course with their preferred craft which can include kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards. We have chosen to provide the British Canoeing Awarding Body White Water Safety Rescue (WWSR) Training course for two reasons: >Firstly, British Canoeing Awarding Body has a longstanding reputation of providing industry leading qualifications that are recognised internationally as well as closer to home >British Canoeing Awarding Body has over 40 years’ experience in safety training and we have every confidence in the robustness and procedures that underpin the course design and delivery. COURSE CONTENT This is a mainly practical training course with no assessment. Your course will support you in keeping yourself and others safe whilst on the river, providing you with the tools and concepts to consider solutions to common issues on moving water. MODULE 1 - MOTIVATIONS AND DECISIONS Understanding motivations to participate Selection of river to match motivations Practical matters MODULE 2 - RIVER TRIP Pre checks Collaborative support and vision Settling in River running strategies Equipment considerations MODULE 3 - EMERGENCY PLANNING & PROCEDURES What additional equipment do we take Locating your position Calling for assistance Walking out MODULE 4 - REVIEW AND REFLECTIONS Reflections on your own learning and areas for development MODULE 5 - CHASE BOATING AND EQUIPMENT RESCUES Chase Boating Paddle Rescues Boat Rescues Reuniting MODULE 6 - SWIMMING AND RESCUES Swimming Rescue a swimmer from a craft Rescue a swimmer using a throwline Rescue a swimmer from a stopper MODULE 7 - RETRIEVING PEOPLE AND EQUIPMENT Wading Swimming Quick release buoyancy harness Support from the bank Extracting methods MODULE 8 - SCENARIOS Setting the scene Scenarios MODULE 9 - REVIEW AND REFLECTIONS Reflections on own learning and areas for development

Location Details

  • Mile End Mill,Llangollen

    Mile End Mill, Berwyn Street, Llangollen LL20 8AD, UK

    + 01629700334

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